The vicks was used for headaches, coughs, colds, runny noses, chest and throat congestion and more issues. But, it is more useful than just this. Vicks was used for more than a century and is the best decongestant over the counter. Many other popular ways exist there to use this item. And it does more than clearing up the chest.
Here you can read more about the 21 uses for vicks that you did not know by now:
- Repelling mosquitoes– put vicks on the skin and repel these bugs.
- Fast heal of splinter/cut– put a bit on the splinter and prevent infections.
- No cat scratching– rub this on windows, furniture and more…
- Less cough and congestion– apply it on the chest and throat
- Insects at bay– rub vicks behind ears, elbows, neck and inner knees. To repel flies outdoors, open the bottle.
- No acne– the gel clears the skin and can be applied few times daily. Acnes will dry and whiten.
- Sinus headache– put a bit under the nose and breathe easily.
- Toenail fungi– put the vicks 2 times a day on the area and use socks too. trim the nails regularly too.
- Cracked heels– apply vicks and put on socks. Also use pumice stone and do this every night.
- Tennis elbow– vicks treats pain, so use it until needed.
- No eczema– rub vicks on the area and soothe itchiness.
- No pet peeing– if you want a clean house, open a bottle of vicks inside the rooms.
- Stretch marks– rub this on the area and reduce these marks. After 2 weeks you can see results.
- No reeking racehorses– rub this on the horse’s nostrils and the day of the race will be successful. The horse will be focused just on the race.
- Moisturized skin-put this on dry skin and see results immediately.
- Sore muscles– massage them with vicks and put warm cloth to cover them. Lie down, lift the sore limb and do this 3 times daily.
- Removal of warts– put this gel on the warts and use gauze or sock. Do this for 2 weeks.
- Athlete’s foot– massage the feet with vicks
- Ear pain– get cotton ball, dip it in vicks and apply in the ear. Also warm up some garlic for 10 seconds and dip it in vicks on the ends before applying.
- No bruises– mix this with salt, a pinch and apply where needed.
- Fat burning– vicks can make better blood flow in legs and abdomen too, so apply it there. It will fight fat deposit, remove cellulite and leave the skin smooth. It may cause rash though.
You might be allergic to camphor and not know it, since the gel has levomenthol. Dissolve it first to have it for safe use and apply it with cotton and other items. Along a healthy diet and workouts, alo use vicks cure this way:
- Sodium bicarbonate
Crush the pill camphor and add the rest of items. Make a paste and put it in some plastic bowl. Apply on the spots in circle motions and do this at night. Then wrap the skin with plastic wrap and let this sit for 30 min minimum or the whole night.
Use this before workouts, when you are at home.
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