You may not have heard about these amazing uses of Vicks Vaporub!

Vicks Vaporub is something we all have seen in our homes since childhood and the strong smell reminds us of our mother applying it on our noses when we had cold or cough. It went well with a glass of hot water and honey.

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It is a really old topical cream that is used to take care of head, throat and chest congestion. The main ingredient in the cream is menthol in its most concentrated form. It works wonders on children and is the most popular over-the-counter decongestant.

Here are 10 more amazing uses of Vick Vaporub that will surprise you.

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1 Works as a humidifier

Vicks Vaporub can be used in certain types of humidifiers and vaporizers in order to clean the air and give you a good night of sleep. You need to have a humidifier with an aromatherapy chamber in it, you just need to add a cartridge of Vicks Vaporub and it will spread the Vaporub in the whole room and will make breathing easier for you.

Works as a humidifier

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2 Fights acne and pimples

Every teenager and even adults face the problem of acne. Vicks Vaporub is one of the best treatments for the same. It has active ingredients like eucalyptus and camphor in it. In order to use it, just put a dab of Vaporub over the acne and pimples, cover it with some cotton and Band-Aid overnight. The pimple will shrink noticeably and acne will be gone after few days of regular usage.

Fights acne and pimples

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3 Tip for actors

Acting is a serious business and sometimes during a performance actors need to cry and shed tears on specific moments in order to capture the essence of the moment on camera. Now some actors have the gift of doing it naturally. But for those who are not so fortunate, rubbing some Vicks UNDER their eyes can do the trick.

Tip for actors

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