7 unusual and useful uses of Vicks VapoRub you did not know
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Do you remember as a child and his mother massaged his chest with Vicks VapoRub when you got sick?
That was the routine of families around the world when the children were cooled and flu
- and the tradition is still alive today.
Formulated with menthol, camphor and eucalyptus oil, ointment is indicated to relieve cough, decongest the nose and smooth muscle discomfort associated with respiratory diseases.
Although its use is very traditional, you may not know some other utilities Vicks VapoRub, quite different from its original purpose. Write down:
1. Relieve Migraines
Apply a dab of Vicks VapoRub on your temples and massage gently. The pain will go away in a few minutes.
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2. Treat muscle pain
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Massage at any point of muscle pain with Vicks VapoRub and wrap the area with a warm towel. This helps to relax the muscle and relieve pain.
3. Ending nail mycosis
Realizing that his feet were affected by a fungal infection, apply Vicks VapoRub in all nails two to three times a day to prevent the fungus from spreading. It may take 10-15 days for ringworm regress.
4. Moisturize cracked heels
If you already suffer with cracks in the heels for a while, it's time to test the Vicks VapoRub.
Apply a little of the product on his heels before bed and put on cotton socks. Within days, your feet will be much more soft and smooth.
5. Make a scrub
The Vicks VapoRub can serve as a basis for exfoliation. For this, mix a little of the product with water and remove the dead skin with the help of a pumice stone.
6. Amazing insects
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You can use Vicks VapoRub to prevent moths destroy your clothes, just leave a small little pot open in the closet.
Also use the product to relieve the irritation caused by the bite of insects like mosquitoes.
7. Prevent animals from scratching furniture
You have a beautiful kitten destroyer of furniture? But know that Vicks VapoRub can help you. Just apply the product on the furniture, and the animals will be repelled by the smell.
Remember, the use of Vicks VapoRub is not suitable for children under 2 years and people with asthma because the airways are more sensitive and can become inflamed due to the camphor present in the ointment.
Or if this is your case or if there are small children in your home, it is better redouble care with the use of Vick, okay?
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