13. Goes about as a successful mosquito repellent
Vicks VapoRub is exceptionally powerful in warding off mosquitos. You should simply apply a portion of this treatment on your skin or your garments to keep mosquitos far from them. On the off chance that you get nibbled by one, at that point apply some Vicks onto the swollen region and spread it up with a bandage. This will give you help from the tingling and influence the swelling to leave.
14. Goes about as a lotion
Vicks VapoRub goes about as an astounding lotion for the skin. You can dispose of dry skin by utilizing this balm. Apply some Vicks VapoRub on your skin before resting and back rub legitimately. You will feel the enchantment the following morning. Continue rehashing this to dispose of dry cells.
15. Aides in giving help from ‘tennis elbow’ torment
On the off chance that you are experiencing tennis elbow, at that point you can utilize Vicks VapoRub to dispose of the torment. The dynamic parts camphor and methanol helps in giving you alleviation from the agony. Continue applying Vicks VapoRub till the agony slowly facilitates.
16. Aides in nose and chest decongestion
Vicks VapoRub is most ordinarily used to dispose of nose and chest decongestion. If there should arise an occurrence of chest clog, take a portion of this balm and apply it on the upper chest region. This will give your alleviation from the blockage and help you inhale better. If there should be an occurrence of nose and throat clog, apply some treatment remotely on your nose and throat and breathe in the vapor. This will give you help from hack and nose square.
17. Aides in keeping racehorses stink free
Racehorses often get diverted by the alluring smell of mares and female ponies. During the day of race, professional racers rub some Vicks VapoRub on the nostril of these racehorses. The strong stench of this ointment prevents the stallions from getting distracted and keeps them focused on the race.
18. Helps in treating Eczema
Eczema is a skin condition where areas of skin become red, cracked, rough and itchy. It can also cause blisters. Vicks VapoRub helps in treating Eczema. Apply some of this balm on the affected patches of the skin. This will help in reducing inflammation and give you relief from pain and itchiness.
19. Helps in removing warts
Warts are generally caused by a type of viral infection. In this type of infection, the top layer of the skin grows rapidly and forms a wart. Usually, warts go away on their own but it may take them few months or years. Vicks Vaporub is seen as an ointment that can help you in getting rid of this viral infection. Take some Vicks VapoRub from the jar and apply it on your warts. After application, cover that area with some gauze. If the warts are on your feet, then cover it up with socks. For any other skin area, wrap the area with a cloth. Repeat this procedure twice a day and continue for around 2 weeks till the wart is gone completely.
20. Helps in healing athlete’s foot
Athlete’s foot is a type of fungal infection that affects the skin on your feet. This infection is contagious. It can also spread to toenails or your hands. VapoRub can help you heal athlete’s foot faster. Rub some of this ointment on the affected portion of your skin two times a day. Continue this procedure till you get rid of this fungal infection completely.
21. Helps in humidifying your sleep
Humidifiers generally help by adding moisture to the air thereby preventing dryness that can be the cause of skin and body irritation. Vicks VapoRub can be used in few special types of vaporizers and humidifiers. But you do have to confirm that your humidifier or vaporizer has an aromatherapy section. The humidifier will spread Vicks VapoRub in the air and help you breathe ease.
22. Helps you in shedding tears on stage
Are you an actor? Do you need to shed tears on stage and not able to do so? Vicks VapoRub can help you do that. Just pat small amount of Vicks under your eyes and that will help you tear up naturally.
Precautions to be taken while using Vicks VapoRub
Following precautions should be taken when you are using this ointment:
- Should not be swallowed
- Should not be applied under or inside mouth and nose
- Should not be applied directly onto the tracheae
- Inform the doctor of any allergies or pre-existing diseases before using this
- Take dosage as prescribed by doctor
- Do not use this drug if you are allergic to it
- Avoid contact with eyes