**Quiet a Nighttime Cough** - Apply Vicks Vapo rub generously on the bottom of both feet at bedtime, then cover with socks. Even persistant, heavy, deep coughing will stop in about 5 minutes and will stay suppressed for up to 8 hours of relief.
While some argue it's the menthol in the balm that kills the fungus and others say it's the smothering effect of the thick gel, if used consistently, vapor rub has been shown to get rid of not just the fungus, but the infected toenail, too
12 Uses for Vicks. I'm pinning this to "holistic home apothecary" because these are great tips that would work even better with the DIY version of Vicks, which uses essential oils.( got a recipe for DIY Vicks)