Vicks VapoRub treats headaches, cold, congested nose, cough, chest and throat stuffiness.
It has been used for more than hundred years as one of the most effective over-the-counter decongestant.
In this article we will show you 20 amazing uses of Vicks, and you will love it.

Vicks Vaporub On A Garlic Clove

1. Puts off Mosquitoes

To keep the mosquitoes away, just apply the Vaseline on your skin and clothing.

2. Sinus Headaches

If you have sinus headaches, apply a little of Vicks under the nose and then take a deep breath. Vicks contains menthol, which will calm your headache.

3. Ease Acne

Vicks can also clean your skin. Apply it on the areas with acnes. It will quickly dry out the acnes. Repeat this a few times daily.

4. Keep Insects Away

You will keep the insects away if you rub your neck, elbows, inner knees and ears with Vicks. If you want to be safe from flies on a picnic, open the Vicks bottle.

5. No More Bruises

To get rid of the bruises, combine a Vicks with a pinch of salt, and apply it on the bruise.

Vicks VapoRub

6. Alleviate Sore Muscles

Massage the sore muscles with Vicks and then cover the place with warm towel. You can lie down or lift the limb. Do this three times a day.

7. Moisturize Your Skin

Vicks is also good for dry skin. Just rub the skin with Vicks, and soon you’ll see the changes.

8. Tennis Elbow

If you suffer from tennis elbow pain, apply Vicks and camphor plus the menthol, and the pain will go away.

9. Treat Cracked Heels

Put Vicks on the feet and heels. Then put the socks on. The next morning wash it with warm water. The softened skin, exfoliate with pumice stone. Repeat this every night.

10. Fingernail or Toenail Fungal Infections

On the infected fingernail or toenail, apply the Vicks. You must trim the nails until the affected part is completely removed.

11. Relieve Cough and Congestion Symptoms

Just apply Vicks on the chest and your throat.

12. Prevent Your Cat’s scratching

If your cat is scratching, rub your windows, doors and walls with Vicks.

13. Fast Healing of Cuts and Splinters

You will increase the time of healing on any splinter or cut, if you apply Vicks. Also it will prevent any infection.

14. Reek-free Racehorses

Professional racers put Vicks below the horse’s nostrils. This keeps the horse focused on the race and prevents the stench of the female horses.

15. Stretch Marks

If you apply Vicks on the area with stretch marks for two weeks, you will see the wanted changes.

16. Prevent the Pet’s Peeing

To prevent your pets from peeing inside the house, just leave an open bottle of Vicks.

17. Eczema-free

You will ease the itchiness and inflammation of eczema if you apply Vicks on the affected areas.

18. Relieve Severe Ear Pain

On a cotton ball, apply Vicks and put it in the ear. You will feel relief immediately.
Also, you can warm garlic clove (for 10 seconds, in the microwave), apply some Vicks on one end and place it in the ear.

19. Athlete’s Feet

If you suffer from an athlete’s foot, apply Vicks on it, twice a day.

20. Remove Warts

On a wart, apply Vicks and cover it with a sock or gauze. Do this twice a day, for two weeks and the wart will disappear.