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5 uses of Vicks VapoRub that you never knew!


Medically reviewed by Dr Riyaz Ali

Vicks VapoRub has been there for ages, it is one of the most used over-the-counter decongestants. It has been a loyal friend by sticking around in our worst times of colds and flu. But, you will actually be surprised knowing that there is a lot more Vicks is used for than just cough or colds. So, here are 5 additional uses of Vicks for you to try out!

1. Rub the VapoRub on your feet

If you are coughing your lungs out then you definitely should go see an ENT. But, if you don’t have access to a doctor for now, then apply Vicks on your feet for nighttime relief. You need to apply an ample amount of Vicks on your feet, and cover them up by wearing socks. Within a few hours, you will get up as a new person who is feeling better than they did last night. But, even then do not cancel out your appointment with the doctor!

2. Clean your nails so that the fun-goes up

If you have nails with fungus on them then we won’t judge you. But, we’ll tell you how to treat it if you read on. First, go online and order your bottle of Vicks from dawaai.pk. Once you have your Vicks you can rub this on your nails where the fungus is growing, and within a few days, the Vicks will kill the fungus. Your nail will turn dark and the dark part will shed, meaning that Vicks has successfully fought off the fungus. Keep applying Vicks for one-week after to ensure that you have clean and healthy growing nails!

3. Give your muscles a break

Your muscles are all tensed up after a busy day at work or just a regular day at the gym. What should you do? Well, Vicks is here to relieve overworked and sore muscles that won’t let you sleep at night. Vicks relaxes the muscles and increases circulation in the body. Take some Vicks, and apply it generously to all aching areas. Remember, Vicks VapoRub is to muscles what tea is to you after a long and hectic day.

4. Makes those bruises and cuts vanish

Humans are clumsy and tend to hurt themselves in the weirdest ways possible. Like there are so many things we get our hands cut on. Therefore, we need to stock up on Vicks Vapor Rub to fix all of them. Vicks can definitely work wonders when it comes to minor bruises or cuts as it helps clean and clear them up.  All you need to do if you have a cut is to clean it up and apply Vicks with a pinch of salt to it twice a day. And voila, you can now definitely refer to the blue bottle as your personal, Dr.Vicks!

5. Save your blood and drive mosquitos away

Every drop of your blood is precious, and you cannot let an intruder (blood-sucking mosquitos) feed off you. So, if you have a jar of Vicks at your home then make use of it to drive these mosquitos away. Apply it on your hands and legs while you sleep. As in a warzone filled with mosquitos, Vicks will definitely help you out. Do not overdo it, and apply a thin layer of Vicks on yourself. However, if you do get bitten, apply Vicks to the area and let it go as this will help clear your mosquito bite out.

There are a lot of uses of Vicks, yes. But, do not try and apply it on your face directly as that can be harmful. But if you are facing any of the conditions as mentioned above then go to your Grandmother, grab her first aid box as that will definitely include a jar of Vicks in it and use it for a better and healthier life!

Guest Post Credit: Asma Qadri



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