Vicks VapoRub can be applied to feet, and it can be used to help treat nail fungus, states Mayo Clinic. Contrary to the opinion widely touted online, there is no evidence to suggest that putting Vicks VapoRub on feet at ... More »

A person should absolutely not eat Vicks VapoRub. In addition, Vicks VapoRub should not be placed under tight bandages, in the nostrils or on wounds or broken skin. It should not be heated, microwaved or placed in hot wa... More »

Vicks VapoRub has a number of unusual uses. It can act as a fungal treatment for an infected toe or fingernail, an overnight hand cream, or even as a headache remedy. Some jockeys rub the ointment around their horse's no... 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

Vicks VapoRub is usually used on the back, chest and throat. For children over 2 years of age, the ointment should be rubbed slightly on the chest and back. Putting on loose clothes after applying the cream is necessary ... More »

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 »

Most cases of nail fungus can be treated at home with over-the-counter antifungal creams and ointments, as well as Vicks VapoRub. In difficult cases, a doctor may prescribe an antifungal pill, medicated nail polish or cr... More » Health Medications & Vitamins