Vikks Vapor Rub Case Study

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There are many things in our houses which we (read: mothers) use for things that are totally different from what they are originally supposed to be used for. Mothers are always excellent that way to get the best out of everything. So when we talk about multi-functional things from our households, Vicks Vapor Rub is a surprising yet a staple name. Vicks Vapor Rub, better known as Vicks, is a mentholated ointment that is used for suppressing cough. As children, we have all had our experiences with this ointment when we got cold, cough or fever. Our mothers would rub it on our chests and the smell of menthol always made us feel better and not to forget, drowsy as well. The magical ointment of Vicks helps instantly for headaches, chest stuffiness,…show more content…
If this is the case, why would anyone use Vicks over them? Well, this is for those times when you run of the creams and have a sudden tiring day with your legs sore and aching to no end. Vicks to the rescue! Vicks relieves sore and over-worked muscles of the body. All you have to do is take a generous amount of Vicks and apply it on the area where the muscles are hurting and massage the area for a few minutes. The massaging and the ointment both work in tandem to increase the circulation of blood and this helps almost instantly. It is better if this is done right before you go to sleep so that your over-worked muscles get some rest. The next day, you’ll be up and about in the normal…show more content…
For Getting Rid Of Mosquitoes Top 7 Amazing Vicks Vapor Rub Uses 1 Mosquitoes are the true menace that annoys all the people, across the globe. There is no place which is 100% free of mosquitoes. Their buzz is annoying and the scratching after they bite you, even more so. So when you find yourself in a place full of mosquitoes, without a proper mosquito repellent, you can use Vicks to repel them. Just apply small dabs of Vicks to your skin and clothes and the smell of the menthol in it will repel the mosquitoes. Even if a mosquito bites you, you can apply Vicks over the bite and then cover it with band-aid to avoid itching and scratching. Now that we know the many uses of this little blue-bottled, multi-faceted ointment, we can make the full use of it. But, as a precautionary measure, you must make sure that you or the person you are advising to use Vicks is not allergic to it or sensitive towards it or it may cause some

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