Vicks VapoRub is a very familiar household item almost available for use in every house and considered as the most common cold remedy with medicated vapors. The main ingredients in it are menthol, camphor, and eucalyptus that provides an aid to coughing and nasal congestion. You can also try these homemade remedies for coughing as well. But, Surprisingly, these are not the only meaningful benefits bounded by this certain product. We at BetterRead are obvious that you have never heard about the amazing and most surprising uses for Vicks VapoRub and we are letting you know the list of benefits this product contains.

List of benefits using Vicks VapoRub

Works as an insect repellent

If you have ran out of repellent products within your home, then you must opt for Vicks VapoRub jar to repel flies, insects, mosquitoes etc. It works perfect to flee them away from your body or surroundings.

Wipes Away headaches

Menthol is a vital ingredient present inside the Vicks VapoRub that battles with the high blood pressure in your head and as a result, it wipes away the panic attack. All you need to do is rub a little amount of it on your forehead.

Takes care of your feet

You need to apply some Vicks on your heels while going to bed on dry and cracked areas. Keep in mind to put your socks on as well. Wash your feet in the morning with the cold water and use a pumice stone to wipe away dead skin that will be peeling off from your feet.

Reduces stretch marks

Apply a little amount of Vicks VapoRub on your stretch marks and in two weeks’ time, you will start noticing that the stretch marks becomes less prominent or visible on your skin.

Serves as an aid for bruises

You need to rub some Vicks VapoRub gently on your bruised skin and notice the healing process. This ointment is going to minimize swelling and the bruises will wipe away in a quick manner as well.

Brings noticeable results on your face

Apply a minute amount of Vicks VapoRub to the problematic areas of your face suffering from acne and pimples. Leave it overnight and clean your face with the help of fresh water in the morning. Repeat it continuously unless you get the desired results very soon.

Relieves back and muscle pain

Its natural ingredients provide an aid to heal and relieve the pain and sets you with relaxed muscles that are stressed out. Try massaging the Vicks on the affected area where pain persists and the pain will vanish away on an instant basis.

Helps get rid of belly fat

All you need to do is make a mix of one tablespoon of crushed camphor tablet, one tablespoon of baking soda, and half a jar of Vicks VapoRub unless you have formed a thick paste out of it. Before doing a physical workout, apply this paste on your abdomen or to the specific area of the belly fats, and wrap it with a plastic wrap. Rinse with an adequate amount of fresh water when you are finished with your workout. This homemade application is much more effective in comparison with expensive slimming creams if you apply this procedure over three times in a week and you will feel a major difference in getting rid of excess belly fats. Hope, you have never heard about these tips before. We would love to hear your thoughts on this one. Also Read: Five Reasons to Have Watermelon Everyday

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