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VapoRub Does What?! Here Are 10 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub

Vicks VapoRub is a lifesaver when it comes to colds and it’s a #1-selling cough cold product for a good reason; it opens the sinuses and soothes coughs. It has been around for more than 100 years, but lately, people are using it for a lot more than its conventional and intended use.

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There are a lot of cool ways to use VapoRub that are going to help you out in so many situations and here are 10 of them courtesy of Shared.

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1. Fight off toe fungus

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VapoRub contains menthol, camphor and eucalyptus oil and has antiseptic and has antibacterial properties all helping to get rid of the unpleasant fungus.

2. Soothe sunburns

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You can soothe painful sunburns by rubbing some VapoRub on them.

3. Moisturize chapped lips

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There is no need for chapstick – use some of the vapor stuff and you will have the softest lips.

4. Ease earaches

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For a painful earache put some VapoRub on a cotton ball which you’ll place in your ear and let it stay there for few hours. It will help because of its antiseptic properties.

5. Relieve headache pain

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The menthol in this ointment will help with headaches. Just rob some of it on the temples.

6. Keep your heels soft

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To get rid of painful cracked heels massage them with the cold curing gel and wear cotton socks for some time.

7. Helps to train animals

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If your pet has an area in your home they particularly like, you can use VapoRub as a deterrent. The smell from the menthol jar will keep them away.

8. Soothe sore and achy muscles

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Sore muscles after a workout are the worse. Soothe the pain by massaging some VapoRub on them.

9. Get rid of bruising

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You can mix some salt with VapoRub and make those bruises disappear .

10. Fade stretch marks

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It can even get rid of stretch marks. VapoRub has mixtures of oils that will moisturize the skin healing the one you have and preventing new ones from appearing.

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