The Healthy Hack

Earache

Earache

Vicks offers instant relief to your ear. All you have to do is use a cotton ball to put a good amount in an aching ear. Do this procedure before bedtime.

Nail Fungus

Nail Fungus

If you don’t want to take those heavy medicated anti-fungal tablets, then you should try this method using Vicks instead. Take a modest amount of Vicks and rub it on top of the infected finger. Massage it for a minute and then let it sit as long as possible. Repeat it twice a day and apply it daily for faster healing. It’s not guaranteed that the fungus will cease overnight so make sure you apply it daily. Your nail will somehow darken after a few days but don’t let it bother you, it is an indication that it is killing the fungus.

Toothache

Toothache

It may sound absurd but this method really works and is highly recommended. Simply apply Vicks from the outside, specifically on the jawline where the infected tooth is fixed. Rub the Vicks gently so that your skin takes in the medicated vapor and starts the healing process. Your skin will definitely warm up as an indication of improved blood circulation. Cool off and lie down with that side on the pillow. The pressure upon pressing your cheek will also help in relieving you from the pain.

Mosquito Repellent

Mosquito Repellent

Directly apply tiny dabs of Vicks on your skin and clothes. The scent of the menthol in it will drive away the mosquitoes. Also, rub Vicks over the bite and then cover it with band aid to avoid scratching.

Cough

Coughing

To stop night time coughing, put abundant amount of Vicks on the sole of both feet during bedtime, then cover with a thick pair of socks. Try this method. It works miracles!

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks

Vicks vapor can definitely clear away tough stretch marks on your skin. Mix lemon juice, aloe vera gel and Vicks and then apply it gently on the scars. Grant it to sit for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water. This mix is the best way to free your skin from those stretch marks within a week and many people swear by this method.

Headache Caused by Sinusitis

Headache Sinusitis

Sinus headache are far worse than any other headaches. Medication can relieve the headache but it’s not recommended to take medicine regularly, so here’s an alternative method you can try. Apply a good layer under your nose and allow it to sit for some time. Breathe deeply so that the medicated vapors get inhaled and this way your headache will be relieved right away.

Rough Feet

Rough Feet

Cold weather can make your feet rough, dry and cracked. You don’t need to spend too much on expensive creams. Yes, Vicks is a way to treat rough feet and heels in a reasonable price. Before bedtime, apply a thick amount of Vicks vapor on your feet. Then massage it for around 5 minutes and cover your feet with cotton socks to intensify healing procedure. Next morning, wash off your feet using warm water and end by applying lotion. Repeat it twice a week to get rid of rough dry feet.