Vicks VapoRub is a medicine cabinet staple. It’s designed to be spread on the chest to relieve congestion caused by cold and flu symptoms. But once your cold is gone, what are you supposed to do with the leftover VapoRub?
Well don’t worry! Because there are actually all sorts of things this magical cream can accomplish!
Bugs hate the aroma of eucalyptus. Some Vicks behind your ears will keep them at bay.
Got a pup who keeps peeing on the floor? Put some of this stuff on the offending spot and he’ll stay away. Dogs dislike the powerful smell.
Some people swear by the stuff as a stretch marker healer.
Apply it to your temples to help relieve headache pain.
Menthol helps relax and soothe sore muscles.
A dab of VapoRub on a zit will dry it out overnight.
Use VapoRub to cure your feet of fungus and callouses by applying it nightly.
Like dogs, cats hate the smell of VapoRub. Smear some of their favorite scratching places to keep them away.
Saturating a cotton ball with the stuff and leaving it in the infected ear will reduce pain and inflammation.
Use VapoRub to safely remove ticks without breaking them apart and risking infection. Just smear it over the tick and they’ll release on their own.
Your feet actually absorb the medicinal properties better than other parts of your body and you’ll wake up totally restored!
I had no clue there was so many different uses for this stuff! I’ll definitely be trying this out this next time the cat decides to use my new sofa as her personal scratching post.
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