The cold weather brings unpleasant seasonal diseases such as colds and the flu, which makes us rush to the drug stores in search for over-the-counter remedies which should help us quickly.

One of these remedies is Vicks VapoRub, a soothing ointment that is applied on the chest to relieve cough or stubborn colds. Besides this, VapoRub can also be used for:

Soothing aching muscles

Stopping headaches

Healing bruises

It can also be used to stop pets from peeing inside your house, as a Neosporin replacement and as a bug repellent. Check out the video below to see the alternative uses for VapoRub: