18 Surprising Uses for Vicks VapoRub… Including Removal of Stretch Marks and Belly Fat!

We all know that Vicks VapoRub is a favorite treatment for nasal congestion and sinus headaches – but did you also know that this topical ointment can also be used in a number of surprising ways? I didn’t even know this could be used to get rid of accumulated belly fat, among others!

Now, let me ask you, in which ways have you used Vicks VapoRub aside from dealing with coughs and colds? I admit that I only use this minty ointment to decongest a clogged nose, to alleviate itchiness from insect bites, and to alleviate sore muscles. How about you?

Well, if you are like me, you probably haven’t heard of this surprisingly amazing uses for Vicks VapoRub. Check them out on this very helpful list…

Getting Rid of Stretch Marks

Stretch marks can be unsightly but can you easily get rid of those using Vicks VapoRub! Simply rub the ointment on affected areas and you will see great results after two weeks as your stretch marks will be smaller and lighter with regular application.

Photo credit: Dr. Dayan
Photo credit: Dr. Dayan

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