Several surprising uses for Vicks. Vicks wards off mosquitoes. Apply small dabs of Vicks VapoRub to your skin and clothes and mosquitoes will steer clear. If you do get bitten, apply Vicks to the area and cover it with a Band-Aid to relieve itching.
Another great use for a Scentsy warmer. when stuffed up, this an amazing way to get relief throughout the day or as you sleep. Add a tablespoon of Vicks and a tablespoon of water to your Scentsy warmer, simple, easy and effective.
Use vicks vapor rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your feet, cover with socks. works of the time, been proven to work better than prescription drugs!
diy vicks scented wax for colds: melt an unscented wax candle pour into ice cube tray. add six drops each of eucalyptus, peppermint, rosemary essential oils. pop out cubes store in old scentsy containers to melt in warmers when necessary.
It is a natural remedy for heartburn, helps clear up skin conditions and acne, helps control weight, can help regulate blood sugar, helps reduce sinus infections and sore throats and can help ease menstrual cramps. It is rich in enzymes and potassium.
12 Uses for Vicks. I'm pinning this to "holistic home apothecary" because these are great tips that would work even better with the DIY version of Vicks, which uses essential oils.( got a recipe for DIY Vicks)
Oh vapor rub, why must you smell so good? It turns out I am not the only person obsessed with the scent and uses for vapor rub, as I seem to run across articles daily on a new way to use it or a new bath product to make with it.
Wasp sting remedies: Baking Soda: Make a thick paste with water and apply to area -OR- Vinegar/apple cider vinegar/lemon juice: Soak a small cotton pad with it, can also drizzle a few drops directly onto skin (the acid content neutralizes the venom)