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How to Make Your Own Vicks Vapor Shower Discs

A simple alternative to expensive store bought menthol vapor discs is to make your own!

If you’re feeling stuffy and don’t want to take a lot of medication, try making your own Vicks-inspired shower vapor discs to clear your nose. This simple project will result in a soothing vapor mist that will help melt away your colds symptoms with very little work.

Step One

Gather your ingredients and tools. For this home remedy you will need:

  • 2-3 cups of baking soda
  • Water
  • Eucalyptus, Lavender, and Rosemary oil
  • Muffin tin
  • Muffin Liners

Step Two

Put your baking soda in a mixing bowl. Slowly mix in enough water to create a thick paste. It should resemble putty.

Step Three

Add 15 drops of each oil to the putty mixture. Step Four Spoon mixture into lined muffin tin and let it sit out to dry for 12-18 hours. Once the mixture is set, simply unwrap the disc and place in the tub while your shower.

The disc should melt away while the water runs over it, creating a soothing vapor mist to relieve clogged nasal passages in its wake. With just three simple steps you can create an all-natural solution to nasal allergies and colds.  They are safe for the whole family and a breeze to create with just a few easy ingredients.