If you’re one of the many people that treat headache, cold, throat and chest pain and stuffy nose with Vicks VapoRub, then you’re going to love this article!
We present to you 10 new uses of this ointment that will make your life easier!
- Sinus headaches
Vicks contains menthol, which is the best ingredient for curing headaches. Just put some on your finger, then put it under your nose and breathe deeply.
- Get rid of warts
Make your wart disappear in just 2 weeks, simply by applying Vicks on it and covering it with a clean cloth after.
- Treat acne
No more expensive face creams – now you can clear your skin and soothe the inflammation simply by applying a bit of the ointment on the affected area. For better results, apply it several times a day.
- Repel insects
You planned the perfect picnic, but it got ruined because you were trying to keep the boring insects away the whole time? Well don’t forget to bring a bottle of Vicks with you next time! Enjoy your picnic by putting some of the ointment on your skin and keeping the bottle opened next to you.
- Heal bruises, cuts and splinters
To prevent swelling and color changing, just rub Vicks onto a fresh bruise. It will also help your skin heal faster.
- Soothe sore muscles
This is a great one for athletes! After training, you can loosen up your muscles by rubbing them with Vicks and then wrapping them with a dry, warm towel. If the pain doesn’t go away, repeat this three times a day.
- Cracked heels
Say hello to your soft and smooth feet in just a couple of days! Before you go to bed, rub some Vicks on your feet and heels and then put on warm socks. The next morning, rinse it off with warm water and exfoliate the hard skin using pumice stone.
- Relieve earache
This may sound strange, but trust us – it works! Warm a garlic clove in a microwave for 10 seconds, then apply a bit of Vicks on one end of the clove. Place that end in your ear very carefully and you will feel an instant relief.
- Keep your kitty’s nails and peeing under control
Use Vicks to keep your pet from scratching your furniture or from peeing on that expensive rug. Just rub it on the surfaces your kitty scratches or leave a bottle opened on the areas where it usually likes to pee. It will never do it again.
- Stretch marks
How many times have you searched “how to get rid of stretch marks” on the internet? How many unsuccessful tries have you had? Well, don’t give up yet, because we have the perfect solution. You guessed it, it’s Vicks! Use it daily and the stretch marks will be reduced in just 2 weeks.