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10 Benefits you should know about Vicks VapoRub

Vicks VapoRub is an ointment that has been used for decades to relieve coughs and other symptoms of the common cold. Many of us probably remember when our mothers or grandmothers used this product to provide relief when we were congested or had other cold problems.

What few of us know, Beyond providing relief when we have cold problems, Vicks VapoRub has other amazing uses that we can take full advantage of.

Here are some of the other uses and benefits of Vicks VapoRub:

1. Foot pain

To relieve foot pain after a heavy day, all you have to do is apply a good amount of Vicks VapoRub to both feet before going to sleep, give yourself a gentle massage, and cover them with socks. The next day your feet will feel soft and rested.

2. Headache Relief

Many of the headaches we experience during the day can be the result of stress or tension. To help relieve this pain, ideally you should apply a little Vicks VapoRub to your forehead and you will notice a sense of relief within minutes.

3. Fight pimples and granites

Vicks VapoRub and its components may also help us treat pimples and granites in the skin. All you have to do is apply a small amount of this ointment to the affected area.

4. Muscle Fatigue

After an intense exercise routine you will most likely feel muscle fatigue and aches in several areas of your body. To relieve these aching muscles, all you have to do is apply Vicks VapoRub to the affected areas and give yourself a gentle massage. This will give quick relief and also stimulate blood circulation.


5. Relieve burns

Whether it's sunburn, hot oil, or anything else, Vicks VapoRub can help provide a sense of relief and help you heal.

6. Repel mosquitoes

Mosquitoes seems to dislike the strong odor released by Vicks VapoRub. This ointment also helps to keep these insects away from bites and to treat them after they have been bitten. Simply apply this product when you are in areas where there are mosquitoes, or apply it to the affected area if you have already been bitten.

7. Reduce the redness of irritated skin

This ointment has also been used to treat rosacea or red spots on the skin. Simply apply a good amount of Vicks VapoRub to the affected area before going to sleep and another layer when you wake up.

8. Chapped Lips

Chapped lips are not beautiful from an aesthetic point of view and can be a sign that something is not right in our body. To remove dry skin from your lips and deeply moisturize them, all you have to do is apply a little Vicks VapoRub to all your lips whenever you notice they're dry.

9. Lubricate the hinges

Do your doors have that annoying squeaking noise? If you want to get rid of that annoying sound every time you open and close them, just grease the hinges with a good amount of Vicks VapoRub and you're done.

10. Homemade fat reducing cream

Vicks VapoRub can also be our ally in reducing that localized fat that keeps us from getting our desired figure. Obviously the product will not work like a miracle for our body, but it can become a great support to stimulate fat burning in those areas that are really difficult to burn such as legs or abdomen.

This home slimming cream can be useful to fight fat accumulation, eliminate cellulite and firm up skin tissues. All you have to do is prepare a cream with Vicks VapoRub, camphor, bicarbonate and a little alcohol. Once you have prepared your cream, apply it to the areas you want and cover them with black plastic or a bra strap. You can apply this cream when you are at home, at work or before doing your exercises.


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