She Puts A Cotton Ball In Her Ear Every Night, And When You See Why, You’ll Realize She’s A Genius

Vick’s Vapo Rub is a household staple— it is in my house anyway. It’s always there when you have a cough or a cold or when you’re looking to breathe a little easier.

But did you know that there are a number of, shall we say, unconventional uses for Vapo Rub that will absolutely blow your mind? Who knew that one little product could do so many useful things? Keep reading to find out why it might be a good idea to put a cotton ball soaked in Vick’s in your ear overnight.

Use It As Insect Repellent

Believe it or not, mosquitoes and other creepy crawlies actually hate the smell of eucalyptus, which is a main ingredient in Vick’s Vapo Rub.

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Photo Credit: rubadub2 / Imgur

Dab a bit of Vapo Rub on your neck, behind your ears, behind your knees, and on your wrists to keep those pesky bugs away.