14 Useful and Beauty Uses of Vicks VapoRub – for Stretch Marks, Belly Fats and More!

We all know that Vicks VapoRub ointment is primarily for used on the chest, throat for cough suppression due to muscles and joints for minor pains and aches, and back.

Vicks VapoRub is often used before sleeping and Vicks VapoRub can be used in these surprising ways. Read on!

1. Getting Rid of Stretch Marks

By rubbing Vicks VapoRub on your stretch marks, you will notice a smaller and tighter stretch marks after two weeks of usage.

2. Fast Healing of Cuts and Splinters

Cuts and splinters can be troublesome when left untreated because they can be infected easily. If it happens that you are out of antiseptics, you may use Vicks VapoRub as an alternative.

3. Treatment of Eczema

Just apply some Vicks VapoRub to the areas affected by eczema to ease out itchiness and inflammation.

4. Treatment for Athlete’s Foot

Apply a little amount of Vicks VapoRub twice a day in your feet to prevent itchiness and recurrent athlete’s foot.

5. Removal of Warts

Put some amount of Vicks VapoRub to cover up your warts and cover with medical gauze dressing or pad. Treat it every day until your warts disappear.

6. Stimulate Burning of Accumulated Fats

If you wanted to get rid of your fats, prepare a combination of crushed tablet of camphor, Vicks VapoRub, *******, and sodium bicarbonate. Mix well then apply to the areas with most accumulated fats and cover up with plastic wrap.

7. Keep Mosquitos Away

Vicks VapoRub has also been used to treat mosquito bites and keep them away from biting. Its warm effect made it possible for Vicks VapoRub to keep mosquitoes in distance like Off Lotion.

8. Healing Bruises

To help alleviate bruises quickly, add a pinch of salt on a dollop of Vicks VapoRub and apply on the fresh bruises.

9. Moisturizing Your Skin

Apply Vicks VapoRub on your dry skin and you will see immediate results.

10. Healing Tennis Elbow

To ease the **** of your tennis elbow, simply massage the affected area with Vicks VapoRub. Apply several times a day for best results.

11. Treatment for Cracked Heels and Feet

Apply a gentle amount of Vicks VapoRub on the affected areas before bed, cover with socks and wash with warm water at morning. Do this every night. You may also use pumice stone for greater results.

12. Treatment for Toenail or Fingernail Fungus

Rub some Vicks VapoRub to treat your toenails on a daily basis until it is completely gone. Cover up with socks and it is best if applied at night before hitting your bed.

13. Keeps Houseflies Away

These filthy insects always ruins our mealtimes and they even land everywhere in our body when they’re around. Try putting an open bottle of Vicks VapoRub on the table to keep those flies away from your food or put a little amount on areas of your body where they always land.

14. Prevent Pets from Peeing on Your Rugs

Using Vicks VapoRub can help prevent your pets from peeing especially in carpets, rugs or beds. All you have to do is rub some Vicks VapoRub in parts of the rug or carpets where they usually pee.

Source: Buzzooks

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