From infants mom or grandma were responsible for rubbing our chest with this remedy to calm the cough and help us breathe if we had a cold.
But you should know that the vaporub smeared on the feet has great benefits that you could not imagine, besides that the sensation is very pleasant.
The vaporub in the feet is very effective to eliminate and prevent the fungi of the feet and nails from appearing again. It is very effective to smear your feet with the ointment and put on socks.
Try not to be barefoot after applying it because you could slip. It is recommended to apply after bathing and before going to sleep. So your feet will rise smooth and without fungus.
Vick vaporub is effective if your feet are cracked, rough or parched. A practical recipe is to dilute in lukewarm water, a tablespoon of vaporub, chamomile flowers and lemon drops.
Enter your feet in the mixture, for 10 minutes. Rinse and at the end apply a thin layer of ointment, wear socks and you will notice the difference.
One of its main properties has always been to help with respiratory problems. But when you apply it to the feet you can enhance the action of menthol, eucalyptus and camphor, eliminating muscle pain.
When applying it with a gentle massage on the feet, you will notice that the sensation of cut body passes and you begin to feel better.