If you are struggling with headaches, pain in the troat, or back stuffiness than you need to apply some Vicks. Vicks is a mentholated topical cream which has been produces for so many years and it is well known to each generation. This amazing product has been produced for more than 100 years and it’s effectiveness is well known to all of us. Recently there were some debates about the unconventional ways for usage of this great topical cream.
It is well known that people around the world are using this product when they are having troubles with headaches, cough, cold, chest stuffiness, congested nose, and back stuffiness. Despite this usage, you will be amazed how many other applications this cream has.
The following article will present to you 21 uses of the Vicks cream that probably you have never heard of them before.
If you are attacked by mosquitoes very often, all you need to do is to apply a little bit of the Vicks on your skin and clothes, and you will be amazed how none mosquito will come nearly you
2. Sinus Headaches
If you suffer from great headaches caused by your sinuses the cure is very simple. All you need to do is apply a little bit of the Vicks under your nose and take a deep breath. The menthol that is inside this cream will calm your headache very quickly.
3. Ease Acne
If your skin is keen to acnes all you have to do is just apply a Vicks on your acnes several times during the day. The acnes will get dried out and your affected area will become soothed.
4. Keep Insects Away
Just as the case with the mosquitoes, in order to keep away all other insects from you all you have to do is just apply some Vicks on your neck, elbows, inner knees, and behind your ears. If you do not want to apply Vicks on your body, but you want to go for a picnic, then you can do that without afraid of the insects. All you need to do is just open the Vicks bottle and leave it near you. None insect will come closer to you.
5. No More Bruises
I bet you did not know that if you get a bruise the same can be eliminated quickly by putting a mixture of pinch of salt and Vicks on it. Do this and the bruise will vanish immediately.
6. Alleviate Sore Muscles
If you have pain in your muscles, you can relieve the same by massaging with Vicks. When you are done with the massage, cover them with warm and dry towel and lie down. Repeat this procedure 3 times every day and you will forget on the pain.
7. Moisturize Your Skin
If your skin is very dry, all you have to do is rub some Vicks cream on your skin and you will be amazed by the results.
8. Tennis Elbow
If you are dealing with a tennis elbow pain, apply some Vicks on it and leave the cream to do its job. The camphor and the menthol inside the cream will ease the pain for you. You need to apply the cream until the pain stops completely.
9. Treat Cracked Heels
Yes, it is true that the Vicks can heal your cracked heels, which may be very irritating condition especially for the ladies. All you need to do is just apply the cream on heels and put your socks. Do this before going to bed, so that in the morning when you will get up, you will wash your feet with warm water. Afterwards exfoliate the heels skin with a pumice stone, and the results will be amazing.
10. Fingernail or Toenail Fungus
If you have infected toenail or fingernail all you have to do is just apply some Vicks on the infected area twice a day. If you are doing this on your toenail, you will need to put your sock on. It is very important not stopping to trim your nails until the infected part is completely removed.
11. Relieve Congestion Symptoms and Cough
If you are dealing with these symptoms all you have to do is applying Vicks on your throat and chest and be amazed by the results.
12. Prevent Your Cat’s Scratching
If your cat is scratching your walls, windows, doors, or other furniture around home, all you have to do is just apply some Vicks on the same and prevent them from scratching.
13. Fast Healing of Cuts and Splinters
Just apply Vicks on your cuts or splinters so that you will increase the time of their healing and prevent their infection in the same time.
14. Reek-Free Racehorses
It may sound weird to you, but the Vicks is used among the professional horse riders very often. In order to prevent the horses from the fascinating stench of the female pony the racers are applying some Vicks below the nostrils of the racehorses on the race day. This is keeping the horses focused on the race.
15. Stretch Marks
If you want to decrease the visibility of certain stretch marks, all you have to do is just apply some Vicks on the stretches.
16. Prevent Your Pet’s Peeing
If your pet is peeing around the house, then you need to put an open bottle of Wicks on the areas where it is peeing and you will prevent pet’s wetting.
If certain area of your body is affected by some eczema just apply some Vicks on the affected area and the same will prevent you from inflammation and itchiness.
18. Relieve Terrible Ear Pain
If you are facing with an awful pain inside your ear, put some Vicks on a cotton ball and place the same into your ear. The relief will come immediately. There is another solution for this pain too. Warm a garlic clove in the microwave for 10 seconds and then apply Vicks on the ends of the clove and put the same inside your ear.
19. Athlete’s Feet
If you are struggling with athlete’s feet just apply a Vicks cream twice daily on it and the feet will be healed.
20. Remove Warts
During a period of two weeks you need to apply Vicks on your warts, twice a day. After putting Vicks on it the same need to be covered with gauze and sock.
21. Fat Burning Cream
If you tend to lose your extra weight on certain areas of your body, all you have to do is apply some Vicks on those areas and get the desired figure. Do not think that Vicks has some magical ingredients that will remove your fats very easy. This cream will just help you in the process of destroying the fat cells and removing cellulite. The mixture that you need to apply on the critical zones is consisted of Vicks, camphor, a little bit of alcohol, and baking soda. After applying you should cover the area with clamping or plastic strip.
22. Too much usage of the Vicks
You need to keep in mind that Vicks contains high amount of levomenthol which is characterized as a solid white glass that has mint flavour. If you use this ingredient in an isolated form may have harmful influence. This ingredient is completely safe when using through the Vicks cream, because the same is combined with an eucalyptus oil in Vicks. Another ingredient that may be considered as harmful if it is used isolated is the camphor. Camphor in the Vicks cream is safe.