Do you take out your Vicks VapoRub only when you are suffering from a crisis of blocked nose? Well there is much more to vicks which you guys were never really aware of!
A miracle ingredient from the world of medicines, Vicks can be used for many more problems as long as you maintain your creative temperament. A list on how Vicks can be used to its optimum best!
1) HELPS YOU FIGHT STRETCH MARKS
A common problem in aged people and mostly pregnant women, stretch marks takes away the glow from your skin.
Some of the primary ingredients in Vicks, eucalyptus oil, cedar leaf oil, petrolatum, camphor, and turpentine oil, all combine to help stretched skin both feel softer and increase moisture. This will certainly help to keep stretch marks from standing out.
2) HELPS YOU GET RID OF BRUISES, FASTER
Is your skin soft and vulnerable to brusies? Just mix a pinch of salt into some a dab of Vicks and rub it onto any areas of skin that are bruised. It dissolves the bruise and in no time, your skin gets back to normal.
3) GET YOUR SORING MUSCLES RELIEVED
Menthol is famous for its refreshing nature. Grab some Vicks, rub it on the effected area- not only will it refreshen your skin, but will also help you improve the circulation of the blood.
4) A WAY TO REPAIR CRACKED FEET
Do you find it shameful wearing a footwear which reveals your ankle because seeing your cracked heel cracks your heart as well? Grab some Vicks,apply it to your heels and feet every night and see the wonders it does to your ankles in just a matter of days! Wear cotton socks, wash your feet with warm water and rub a pumice stone onto your heels to help exfoliate- these added measures will help you soften your skin more.
5) A WAY TO KEEP HEADACHES AND MIGRAINES AT BAY
The migraine is making you feel that your head will explode sooner or later? The cool and refreshing nature of menthol which is present in Vicks VapoRub, helps to cool off your temples and relieve pressure if you rub some onto it.
6) WAY TO CURB THE PROBLEM OF ACHING EARS
Rub a small amount of VapoRub on a cotton ball and put it in your ear for several hours, several times a day. It will not only reduce the pain but also prevent a potential infection. (Vicks does that too!!)
7) BRUSHES OFF THE PROBLEM OF DRIED LIPS
Tried all sorts of Baby Lips and Lips Moisturizer but still not able to conquer the problem of dried lips? Applying some Vicks VapoRub to them can be a great and cheap way to moisturize and soften them up.
8) SOOTHES SUNBURN
Summer on head? Consistently battling sunburn? Rub some Vicks on the affected area – a perfect way to get relieved of that annoying stinging sensation!
9) HELPS YOU FIGHT TOE NAIL FUNGUS
Thymol is one of the main ingredients in Vicks VapoRub and is great for blocking the growth of fungus because of its antiseptic, antimicrobial and antibacterial properties. All you have to do is rub some of it on the bed of your nail and toenail to get rid of the fungus.
10) CONVENIENT WAY TO TRAIN YOUR PETS
Wondering how to “pee train” your pet? How to make him understand that this is not the right place for it? Grab an open container of Vicks VapoRub and place it in an area that your pet often tries to mark. The strong scent will help to deter them from the area.