Vicks VapoRub has been used for decades to relieve cough and other common cold symptoms. As many of us can remember, our mothers and grandmothers used VapoRub when we were congested or had a cold.
There are many unusual ways to use VapoRub and it can be used for much more, than just for congestion.
Ear Pain Relief
Start by putting some VapoRub on a cotton ball. Then, place the cotton ball in your ear. After a few moments, you’ll feel a slight relief.
There’s another way you can relieve ear pain. Heat a clove of garlic in the microwave for about 10 seconds. Then, apply some VapoRub on the garlic and put it in your ear.
10 Uses For Vicks VapoRub
All you need to do is apply some Vicks VapoRub on your foot. You’ll need to do this twice a day.
Believe it or not, you can use VapoRub to clean your skin. All you need to do is apply some VapoRub on the problematic area. It will dry up the acne and calm the infected area.
Apply some VapoRub on your clothes and skin and those pesky mosquitos won’t bother you again.
If you’re experiencing sinus headaches, all you need to do is put a small dab of VapoRub under your nose and inhale deeply. The menthol inside the VapoRub will calm the headache.
Using salt combined with VapoRub is perfect for bruises. Mix some salt with VapoRub and apply it directly on the bruise.
Apply some VapoRub on the sore muscles and massage them. Then, cover the area with a hot, dry towel. Lie down until the pain subsides. Repeat the procedure three times a day.
Moisturize Your Skin
To keep your skin moisturized, all you need to do is apply some VapoRub on your skin. You’ll see immediate results.
Apply some VapoRub on visible stretch marks to reduce their visibility. You’ll notice the first results after two weeks of regular application.
Rub some VapoRub on your feet and heels and put on a pair of socks before going to bed. In the morning, wash four feet with warm water. Use a pumice stone to remove the softened skin. Repeat this procedure every day.
Cough And Congestion
All you need to do is apply some VapoRub on your neck. That’s it.
Note: VapoRub shouldn’t be used by kids under the age of 3.