12 TOP BENEFITS & USES OF VICKS VAPORUB FOR COUGH, HEADACHE, ACNE, CHEST CONGESTION, COLD, LIPS & STRETCH MARKS
1. For Treating Toenail fungus:
This homemade vaporub is very effective for treating for treating toenail fungus effectively, the essential oils used in the recipe have anti fungal properties. For the remedy, soak your feet in vinegar foot soak and then apply this homemade vicks vapourub.
2. For Headache:
This homemade vicks vaporub is very effective for treating headaches. For treating headaches, take a little bit of homemade vicks vaporub and massage it gently on the forehead. A wonderful remedy for treating headache for both children and adults very safely.
3. For Chest Congestion & Cough:
For treating chest congestion, take homemade vicks vaporub and rub gently on the chest. Eucalyptus essential oil in the recipe helps rid of chest congestion and cough very effectively. Adding a tsp of homemade vicks vaporub and steaming also will greatly helps chest congestion and sinus infections.
4. For Toddlers and Babies:
homemade vicks vaporub can be used safely for babies and toddlers. I
have used unrefined coconut oil for making this vicks vaporub which is
very very good for using it on babies skin. You can massage their chest
and feet and after massaging the feet, put on socks to keep the feet
warm during cold winter months. Whenever you are making vicks vaporub for treating toddlers and babies, try to use only unrefined oils
for best results….
5. As A Mosquito Repellent:
Vicks vaporub can be used as a wonderful mosquito repellent too. For warding off mosquitoes, take little bit of the vicks vaporub in a diffuser. I use my cute little electric diffuser that I got the last time I was traveling. Just plug it in and switch on to get rid of the mosquitoes.
6. For Treating Dry Skin:
homemade vicks vaporub is great for treating dry skin. If you run out
of moisturizing cream and have this homemade vicks vaporub at home, it
will be a good substitute. Especially if you make this vaporub with
lavender essential oil like mentioned in the recipe, it will smell
really good too..:)
7. For Treating Acne:
Vicks vaporub is a simple remedy for treating acne. If you break out and need a quick simple remedy, then just dab this homemade vicks vaporub on the spots. Eucalyptus essential oil is good remedy for treating acne and coconut oil is very very soothing too…
8. For Treating Achy Muscles:
vicks vaporub is great for treating sore muscles. For treating sore
muscles, soak in warm Epsom Salt bath for a few minutes and then massage
gently with this homemade vicks vaporub.
9. For Preventing Stretch Marks & Cellulite:
you don’t want to spend on expensive creams for preventing stretch
marks, then try this homemade vicks vaporub. A gentle massage with this
vaporub will keep the skin supple and prevent stretch marks. This
vaporub can be used as a massage cream for getting rid of cellulite
10. For Treating Insect Bites:
you find yourself with unbearable itchiness which is usually the case
after being bitten by insects or bugs, then this homemade vicks vaporub
will come in handy.
11. For Chapped Lips:
great use of this homemade vicks vaporub is for treating chapped lips,
it great for using it for dry and chapped lips. If you don’t have lip
balm at hand, you can take little bit of this homemade vicks vaporub and
massage it in the lips for soft, luscious lips….
12. For Cracked Heels:
homemade vicks vaporub is very good for treating cracked heels.
Unrefined coconut oil is very very good for treating cracked heels. Also
when combined together with beeswax, it forms a protective coating on
the feet and greatly prevents cracked heels.