One common household item can act as a bug repellent, pain reliever, and more. Do you know what it is?

It’s Vick’s VapoRub, and most of us have a jar in our house. This over-the-counter cream, formally known as a cough suppressant topical analgesic, is typically used to treat congestion caused by the common cold & flu. However, it has far more uses than meets the eye. Made of eucalyptus oil, menthol, camphor, nutmeg oil, cedarleaf oil, and other calming agents, Vick’s VapoRub can treat a variety of problems beyond just working as a decongestant.

Below are 40 different ways Vick’s can be applied to everyday life.