5 surprising daily life uses of decongestant balm


WEB DESK: Who would have thought that your decongestant had more uses other than curing cold. 

Here are five surprising uses of of decongestants that can benefit you in your daily life.

1.Cures Migraine

2It can be ‘massaged’ in to soothe headaches and body aches, with many choosing to softly rub the cream into their temples as the mentholated scent can release pressure in the head and relieve pain.

2. Repel Insects

3 Scared of bugs getting into your room at night or day? Merely, rub some decongestant on to your skin when you are going somewhere where you expect there to be insects. The product will work as a repellent, meaning you’ll be bite free and beautiful.

3. Clear Up Acne

4 It might sound mad, but a little decongestant can work miracles in clearing up all sorts of skin conditions. Apply it to a face riddled with acne several times a day to soothe it and simultaneously dry it out, or alternatively use it to treat eczema and rosacea. A small amount of it will help the look and discomfort of these skin conditions, and generally help to clear your skin.

4. Cough Relief Through Your Feet

5It might typically be for cough relief, but this is a rather different way to send a message to your dry, tickly throat. Instead of massaging it as per normal, simply rub some decongestant all over your feet and put night socks on when you go to bed. This will help your cough to be soothed over the night and relieve your chest in tandem.

5. Soothe Aching Muscles

6For any runners out there, decongestant is a godsend. It can soothe your aching muscles easily, by improving your circulation. Just do the usual and apply it to your problem area – the pain relief is unrivalled.

Source: DAILY MAIL