Here are amazing uses of Vicks

One remedy that has been used by people to get rid of cold and belly fat is Vicks VapoRub.

This ointment contains menthol, eucalyptus, camphor and several other ingredients combined in a petroleum base. It us a topical analgesic and can help you to achieve a silky smooth skin.

Vicks VapoRub has been used in providing relief from the following ailments:

– Cough

– Flu and common cold

– Nasal congestion

– Throat and chest stuffiness

Vicks VapoRub can also be used in several other ways such as;

1. As A Mosquito Repellent

Just apply it to your clothing or skin and mosquitoes will stay clear of you.

2. Use Vicks VapoRub To Provide Relief From Sinus Headaches

Just apply Vicks VapoRub under your nostrils and inhale deeply, its menthol will provide relief from sinus headaches.

3. Get Rid Of Acne


When you apply Vicks VapoRub to your acne a couple of times daily it will dry it out and soothe the affected area.

4. It Acts As An Insect Repellent

Just open the Vicks bottle and you will repel insects in your room.

5. Take Care Of Bruises

You can mix s pinch of salt in Vicks VapoRub and apply this mixture to your bruise to cure it instantly.

6. Relief From Sore Muscles

You can get instant relief from sore muscles when you massage Vicks VapoRub into the muscles then you use a warm dry towel to cover the sore area for a while, repeat this procedure thrice a day for maximum effect.

7. Get Your Skin Moisturised

Just rub this ointment on your skin and you will get it moisturised.

8. Relief From Tennis Elbow

You can get rid of pain from tennis elbow when you apply Vicks to the affected elbow.

9. Relief From Cracked Heels

Just apply Vicks to your heels and the sole of your feet and then wear your socks, do this overnight and wash your feet with warm water in the morning. You can use a pumice stone to exfoliate the soft skin of your heels.

10. Treat Toenail And Fingernail Fungus

You can just apply Vicks to your toenails or fingernails twice daily to treat fungus infections.

11. It Will Help With Cough And Congestion Problems

Just apply Vicks on your throat and chest to get instant relief from cough and congestion.

12. Stop Your Cat Scratching

To stop your cat from scratching your windows, walls and doors, just apply Vicks to them.

13. Treatment Of Cuts

Boost healing time and prevent infection by applying Vicks to your cuts or splinter.

14. Get Rid Of Stretch Marks

Regularly apply Vicks VapoRub to those unsightly stretch marks to reduce their visibility.

15. Stop Your Pets From Peeing

Keep an open bottle of Vicks near the areas your pet tend to pee on and they will not go there.

16. Works Against Eczema

Vicks will reduce the inflammation, redness and itchiness of the affected area once applied to it.

17. Take Care Of Ear Pain

Warm up a garlic clove, rub on Vicks to the garlic clove and put it in your ear to relief yourself of ear pain.

18. Treat Athletes Feet

Apply Vicks to your feet twice everyday to treat and prevent athlete’s feet.

19. Get Rid Of Warts

Rub Vicks on your warts twice daily and cover it with a gauze and a sock, do this for a fortnight till the warts varnish.

20. Use Vicks As A Fat Burning Cream

You can reduce fat using Vicks VapoRub by applying it to the fatty area when you prepare a cream with it. Mix some alcohol, camphor, baking soda and Vicks VapoRub to make the cream. Apply this cream to the fatty areas and cover with a plastic bag, it is best if done overnight.

Another ingredient in Vicks VapoRub is:

– Levomenthol which is a solid white glass like compound which gas a mint flavor. If this compound is used alone it can cause rashes, however Vicks also has eucalyptus oil which helps to soothe the skin.

DIY Vicks Home Remedy


– Alcohol

– Camphor

– Sodium bicarbonate

– Vicks VapoRub


– Derive a paste from the ingredients.

– Put the paste in a glass or plastic container.

– You can apply the cream in the evening massaging in circular movements.

– Next you cover the area with a plastic wrap and leave it there for 30 minutes or overnight.

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