I Never Knew Vicks Vaporub Had So Many Uses! Take A Peek.

Written by Jyotsana Rao  • 

What time of the year is it when you think of Vicks VapoRub the most? Maybe when you’re suffering from severe cold or have congestion in the chest, right? But after reading this post, I bet you will always carry a bottle of Vicks VapoRub with you because you never know in what way it can help you.

Mentioned below are seven surprising uses of Vicks VapoRub that you were not aware of.

1. It Helps In Relieving Migraine Headaches.

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Apply some Vicks VapoRub to your temples and massage it slightly. The pain will be gone within minutes.

2. To Treat Muscle Pain.

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Massaging any aching point with a little bit of Vicks VapoRub and then wrapping that area with a warm towel helps a lot in soothing muscle pain. No more medicines!

3. To Get Rid Of Toenail Fungus.

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Toenail fungus is very painful, and is very embarrassing. The worst part is, it spreads. To stop it from spreading, rub some Vicks VapoRub on the area twice or thrice a day. It might take 10-15 days to get rid of the fungus.You will notice that the black part of the nail will grow longer, followed by a new nail. The fungus will not spread to the new nail.

4. To Treat Cracked Heels.

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If you’re suffering from cracked heels for a long time, try this trick – apply some Vicks VapoRub to your heels every night before going to sleep and wear cotton socks. Within a few days, you will notice that your heels have become soft and smooth.

5. It Works As An Exfoliator.

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Yes, you can use Vicks VapoRub to exfoliate your dead skin. All you need to do is mix some Vicks with water and exfoliate your dead skin with the help of a pumice stone.

6. It Can Be Used As A Bug Repellent.

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If you apply some Vicks on your clothes, it will repel the bugs and flies. In fact, applying it on bug bites can reduce itching.

7. It Can Also Help In Preventing Pets From Scratching The Furniture.

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Apply Vicks VapoRub on your wooden furniture and your pets will not scratch them again, as they will be repelled by the smell.

The video below features the amazing uses of Vicks VapoRub. Take a look:

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