Vicks VapoRub is one of the most effective over-the-counter medications when it comes to pain relief and treatment of various ailments. Its most significant ingredients include camphor, menthol, and eucalyptus oil.
Vicks treats your sickness with vapors and here’s a look into some of the health problems it can solve:
Normally caused by ear infection or common cold, the pain in the ear can make your every day activities difficult. To relieve the pain, simply rub some Vicks VapoRub on a cotton ball and place in the ear overnight or until the condition improves.
To make your heels soft again, just apply Vicks in the evening, and massage the problematic areas. Leave it to act overnight, and in the morning, rinse with warm water and exfoliate with a pumice stone.
Massage Vicks over the painful muscles before wrapping them in a dry, warm towel for some time.
For quick headache relief, you can apply some Vicks to your temples. According to Live Strong, putting the ointment under the nose and breathing in slowly and deeply can relieve a sinus headache.
Rub some of it on the insect bites o relieve the itching, and apply a bit of Vicks to your clothing and skin to protect yourself from bugs.
Rub your infected toenails with VapoRub 2-3 times a day until the condition improves.
7.Keep animals at bay
Dab your furniture, doors, and curtains with Vicks to protect them from cat scratches.
8.Heal bruises and minor cuts
Apply a thin layer of Vick VapoRub and salt to your bruises. This combination will accelerate blood circulations, and thereby dissolve the bruise mark. You can also rub the ointment around small cuts. Nonetheless, you need to be careful when applying it around damaged skin and open wounds.