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10 Effective Uses of Vicks

Vicks VapoRub is a popular common cold remedy with medicated vapors. Its main ingredients — camphor, menthol, and eucalyptus — help relieve cough and nasal congestion. However, these are not the only benefits of the product

1. Vicks stimulates fat burning around the belly.

2. Removes wrinkles due to the oils present in Vicks vaporub that moisturize the skin and remove dryness.

3. Soothes skin burns by offering a cooling effect due to the menthol present in it.

4. For softer and smoother lips because of the petroleum component in it.

5. In treating headaches because of the basic ingredients like Camphor, eucalyptus oil and menthol.

6. Treats eczema by applying it regularly.

7. Fights toenail or fingernail fungus due to its antiseptic, antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.

8. Apply Vicks for 30 minutes then wash to help clear acne.

9. Heals cracked heels by retaining the moisture and healing the cracks.

10. Acts as a mosquito repellant.

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