VapoRub has become amazingly popular, mainly because it is mostly different from the other non-prescription treatments, and it treats illnesses with vapors.
Vicks VapoRub contains three main ingredients: camphor, eucalyptus oil and menthol. It mostly helps with cough and congestion with inhalation. It can also have an effect as and topical analgesic.
This treatment has different health benefits and can also give positive results in the next cases:
Earache usually shows due to an infection or common cold. It is very hard to bear an earache and it is difficult to even fall asleep. This can be helped by the use of Vicks VapoRub. The method is to rub a little on some cotton ball, put it in the ear and leave it overnight.
2. Cracked heels
To solve the problem with cracked heels, just put Vicks VapoRub in the evening, and massage them. When you wake up in the morning rinse the heels with warm water and exfoliate with a pumice stone.
3. Toenail fungus
If you have an infection of this kind you can cure it with VapoRub if you apply it 2-3 times a day to several weeks or maybe months.
4. Repel bugs
If you are often a target of insect bites this is the solution for you. Rub some Vicks to your skin and clothes and the insects will stay away.
5. Keep animals at bay
In order to preserve your furniture and doors from the cat’s scratches, just dab the furniture with it.
Vicks VapoRub can help calm your headache quickly. If you have problems with sinus headache, this cream can cure your headache if you hold it under your nose and breathe it in.
7. Muscle aches
If you have pain of any kind, you can just rub the area with Vicks VapoRub and then wrap it in dry, warm towel and you will get amazing results.
8. Heal bruises and minor cuts
If you have some bumped somewhere or have cut yourself, you can help the healing process with this product, but be careful and not to use it on open wounds and damaged skin. In case of bruises, you need to put a thin layer of Vicks and salt and it will heal faster and improve the blood circulation.