There is one scent that remind me of being a sick kid and that is Vicks VapoRub. Whenever I had a cold, those were my mom’s go-to remedies. She would make me a glass of hot water and honey and then rub Vicks on my chest. I always felt instantly better. Vicks is an age-old mentholated topical cream intended to relieve head, throat, and chest stuffiness. It uses menthol to elicit a response from receptors in the nose and chest and can work wonders on children with colds or chronic bronchitis – but did you know it can do more than relieve chest congestion?
On the next page are 10 amazing ways to use Vicks VapoRub.