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 »

Vicks VapoRub can be applied to the nails two times per day for several weeks to help reduce the instances of nail fungus. While studies have not been entirely conclusive, they have shown that Vicks VapoRub has some affe... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

As of 2015 studies suggest that Vicks VapoRub may be effective in treating fungus of the toenails, according to Mayo Clinic. In one study, 56 percent of patients reported partial improvement of signs and symptoms when th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 »

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

Nail fungus infection sufferers who swab Vicks VapoRub onto their nails once daily show symptom improvement in 55.6 percent of cases, with 27.8 percent having a cure at 48 weeks, according to the Journal of the American ... 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