Vicks VapoRub is an effective treatment for nail fungus, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients apply the ointment directly to their nails with cotton swabs. Over-the-counter antifungal creams and ointments are other treatme... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Individuals suffering from fungal toenail infections have had some success treating them with Vicks Vaporub; in one study, 56 percent of participants showed some improvement in their symptoms. To treat a fungal infection... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Wash and dry the toenail completely, apply a small amount of Vicks grease less cream Vaporub to the infected toenail deeply all around the cuticle, as well as underneath the tip of the nail. Apply a small amount once to ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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Vicks VapoRub works to treat nail fungus because it contains eucalyptus oil, thymol and camphor, which have anti-fungal properties. A Michigan State University study found that this remedy works best if VapoRub is applie... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Many patients with toenail fungus have had luck with Vicks VapoRub, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients should apply a small amount of the ointment daily with a cotton swab. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Treat nail fungus by applying a dab of Vicks VapoRub over the affected nail so that the ointment covers the entire nail, and rub the ointment well into all surfaces of the nail, states Nail Fungus. Ensure that the ointme... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

Vicks VapoRub has alternative uses including applying it to toenail fungal infections in their early stages, claims Mayo Clinic. There is also anecdotal evidence that Vicks VapoRub can be used to provide relief for heada... More » Health Medications & Vitamins