Vicks VapoRub is very different from the other non-prescription treatments.

Vicks VapoRub in an incredible popular over-the-counter remedy and it is used for the treatment of different health conditions.

You can relieve congestion and coughs through inhalation of this medicine, which consists of 3 main ingredients – eucalyptus oil, camphor and menthol. You can also use Vicks VapoRub as a topical analgesic.

Vicks VapoRub can provide you with many different health benefits. Here are some of his incredible healing effects:

Muscle ache

Massage the painful area with Vicks VapoRub. Then, wrap the area with a warm, dry towel.


A common cold or an infection in the ear, are the usual causes behind an earache. Earaches can be quite uncomfortable and can prevent you from falling asleep. Fortunately, Vicks VapoRub can stop the pain. First, rub a bit of Vicks VapoRub on a cotton ball. Place the cotton ball in your ear and leave it in through the night.


A common headache can be quickly stopped by rubbing Vicks VapoRub on the temples. On the other side, in order to stop a sinus headache you should put a bit of Vicks under your nose and breathe in deeply and slowly.

Cracked heels

To soften the skin on your heels, massage it with Vicks before going to bed. Rinse the feet in the morning and exfoliate with a pumice stone.

Minor cuts and bruises

To speed up the healing process of small cuts, apply Vicks. However, don’t use it when the skin is damaged or there are open wounds. You can also apply Vicks and salt in bruises to boost the circulation of blood and heal the bruises faster.

Toenail fungus

To get rid of toenail fungus, apply Vicks several times a day. After several weeks or months, the problem will be solved.

Keep pets away

Dab Vicks on your curtains, couch or door to keep your cat away from them.

Keep bugs away

Stop the itching of insect bites or keep the insects away by applying some Vicks on your skin and clothes.