That's bizarre on a heretofore unheard of level. Speaking of weird cures that work here's one. My friend convinced me that at the first sign of a cold eat an entire clove not head, clove of raw garlic.
Chew it thoroghly and let that hot painful garlic juice swirl all around your throat. Sheer agony but it works every time. Of course, my previous method was to drink as much beer and smoke as many cigarettes as I could that night. That worked pretty often too. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator. Raw garlic, then sleep?
A slightly more conventional cure for a cold
What happens when you eat vapor rub a Mexican friend once suggested: If it doesn't kill the germs, it'll at least make you feel good. Y'know, MY Mexican friends suggest Tequila for a cold too! It also helps to alleviate a hangnail, a low checking account balance, an argument with a friend, a rainy day, a sunny day It the ultimate cure-all! Vicks is banned at home. Mum gave him probably two years to settle before she put her foot down and bunged all vicks out of the house.
And so we grew up ahboring the stuff but secretly wondering what all the fuss was about. But frankly, if I'm in bed and I'm not alone sleep usually isn't on the agenda anyway, so it didn't really occur to me. Say have you heard of HNT? Well, I figured with that What happens when you eat vapor rub breath Doesn't that make you have a "long distance phone call"?
It is part petroleum jelly, isn't it? My paternal grandmother was a Vicks eater too! What happens when you eat vapor rub don't remember being made to eat it though. I'm sure it made her bathroom time a little smoother. Petrolatum is one of the ingredients; I don't remember any of the "phone call" that is, loose motion aka Ilaiy terminology side effects, but perhaps I was too sick to know I was sicker.
I am not making this up! For another blog, perhaps, but I also had an uncle that ate vaseline; he swore it coated his stomach. I forgot to tell you that my Grandma also thought it was great for chapped lips; she was always smearing that stuff across my face in the winter time, to prevent chapped lips. I started craving Vicks Vapo Rub when I was expecting my baby and here it is 13 months later and I still carry a bottle of Vicks in my purse, diaper bag ect.
I can't help it one other thing I love. A friend of mine told me to
What happens when you eat vapor rub just about a tsp and swallow it to bring up the junk especially good for a smoker and I'm like what? Are you serious so while doing a search I found your article so I'm gonna try it.
Please note that I recommend that you do NOT eat Vicks, and that it says right there on the bottle to call poison control if you ingest it. I don't want to be held responsible for your stomach pumping! Wow, I guess I am another weirdo too. I have the same vicks addiction.
My only bad reaction has been a little diarea. But it's an addiction because I cant quit ive triedthen I think the whole poison thing is a fake. In the last What happens when you eat vapor rub years I have not had any severe colds or throat infections, and in the last year I have had no cold symptms at all. How do you explain that when I used to be a sickling? Is it the vicks? I always carry it with me, i already have 8 What happens when you eat vapor rub of it at home.
But now i want to quit eating it as it causes lung inflammation. I'm so glad to know I'm not alone. I started inhaling Vicks straight from the bottle about 5 months ago. I've always used it for colds on my children and myself. What started it all was the Vicks stick.
But they're expensive, so I find that Vicks rub is the same. I actually fall asleep with the cap off inhaling it. Mind you, Vicks has been a household medicine in my house since childhood. When I had a cold, my mom would rub it on my chest, and back. Then she would microwave or heat up a cloth and put it on my chest and it would alleviate me. Vicks has been in my householdand my parents as well for years. I use it for Headaches, coughing, muscle aches.
But about 5 months ago I. Began inhaling it straight from the bottle at night. It just smells so good. It relaxes me, and fall asleep immediately.
Then i took it a step further. I began smearing it all over my upper lip, in my nose ,and around my mouth. Also on my lips. Now I cant sleep without it, and I eat it off my lips.
It's totally an addiction. I can't help myself. Sad part is, I'm a nurse. And I know you're not supposed to ingest it. But its so good. I don't know what to do. Wednesday, October 26, Vicks VapoRub: NOT a comfort food. I have a confession to make: I love this stuff. Never mind lavendar; Menthol, eucalyptus, and camphor all glopped together into some sort of petrolatum, and then smeared on chest, throat, temples or nose instantly relax me.
It makes my headache go away. It helps me sleep, when I cannot. It is comfort glop.
That Vicks has any comforting properties at all for will surprise you when I make an even bigger confession: My grandparents and parents ATE this stuff when they were sick, and it was shoved down my throat on more than one occasion as a kid.
When that common cold showed any sign of advancing into pneumonia or bronchitis, it was Vicks to What happens when you eat vapor rub rescue! LO, we were always cured the next morning. Look at this then: I was well into early adulthood when I finally thought to read the label on the side of the bottle. You're not supposed to eat this crap! Turpentine—you should not eat. Next you'll be telling me that pork should be refrigerated! Hush now, and eat your potato salad, before it gets any hotter in this sun.
Posted by Lori Stewart Weidert at 9: Newer Post Older Post Home. Vicks VapoRub, a salve which can be bought over the counter, is used He says even when the directions on the label are followed Vicks may.
'I like to feel it melt in the back of my throat': Meet the woman who is A woman has revealed her bizarre obsession with eating vapor rub in the. I absolutely must know, have you ever purposely ingested vapor rub because you believe it cures coughs/colds? It goes on the OUTSIDE. Not inside. But then I googled it, and apparently lots of people eat vapor rub.