Unusual but Effective Uses of Vicks VapoRub.
It is made up of camphor, eucalyptus and menthol which helps us to get relief from cough and blocked nose.
So, even though it is normally being used to get relief from cold, but today I'll share about some more profitable uses that it can provide.
Interested to know these? Well, then let's us dig in to it one by one.
If you open the lid of this balm bottle and keep it besides you, you'll notice that those annoying mosquitoes will start to disappear, as it act as a good mosquito repellent.
This technique may come in handy when you run out of your usual pesticide suddenly.
Dogs and Cats Repellent
This ointment can not only repel mosquitoes but can also prevent cats and dogs from coming near an area which you wish to protect.
If you don't want the cat to sharpen its claws on your favorite piece of furniture or the dog to pee on the carpet, then simply apply this ointment to these places and your pets will stop coming near these areas as they don't like the smell of this cream.
Thanks to the menthol present in it, it relieves stress and reduces headaches.
Menthol helps lower blood pressure in your head and, as a result, you get relief from headache.
So when you feel some headache, just rub a little Vicks on your forehead.
Apart from headache the cream can also be used to cure earache.
I always recommend if you have severe symptoms, you must visit a doctor, but it's definitely worth trying Vicks VapoRub, if you feel comfortable.
Simply take a piece of cotton ball and put a small amount of Vicks on to it. Now place the cotton in the aching ear and stick it with a piece of plaster or adhesive tape so that nothing slips.
Smoothens Your Ankles
You can also use Vicks to make torn ankles soft and beautiful.
Just before going to bed at night, apply a little Vicks in the ankles, specially to the cracked and dry areas and wear cotton socks on top.
In the morning wash your feet with cold water and if possible use the pumic stone to clean the dead skin from the ankles. Repeat the process for few days and you'll some noticeable results.
And offcourse, you can also use your regular foot care product right after the wash, which may speed up the process.
Remove Fungus From Toe Nails
If your feet have fungus, then wear socks after applying Vicks on them, before going to bed at night.
Now, when you wake up in the morning, don't forget to wash your feets and cut off the fungal nails.
Doing this for few days can make you get rid of tour dirty nails forever.
Removes Stretch Marks
You can remove stretch marks easily with Vicks VapoRub. A mixture of ingredients used in it such as eucalyptus oil, cedar oil, petrolatum, camphor etc. softens the skin and maintains moisturization and is therefore beneficial in reducing the stretch marks.
Goodbye to Pimples
You wake up one morning and you notice a pimple on your face and now your completely in shocked state.
I am sure you would want to remove it. Well the solution is already in your home.
Apply a thin layer of Vicks on the pimples and leave it overnight and wash the face after getting up in the morning.
Repeat the process for few days and you'll see an amazing results.
If you know of some more benefits of Vicks VapoRub then share with us in the comments below.