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Has anyone used Johnson& Johnson new(old) menthol bath oil?

someone sent me the information on this new menthol bath oil and said it helped their migraines. I have used vicks vapor rub on my face, when the headache just won't go away.

  1. Hi mrst53,

    Thank you for your question. I've not used this product, but I can tell you it won't stop a migraine attack. It may be helpful as a comfort measure, hence the helpfulness.

    I have heard people use Vicks as well for comfort measures, but again, this probably won't stop a migraine attack in process, from my experience.


    1. Yes, I agree with Nancy. I am a 15 yr chronic 24/7 migraine sufferer. Oils, baths, ice, hot compresses, massage, lower of the lights, etc are simply "helpers" but do not stop migraines. Use these techniques to bring about what I call "gentle relief."

      1. I have not used the J & J menthol bath oil but will try the Vick’s for comfort. The product I use is called “Sombra” cooling roll on. I roll it on my forehead and onto the back of the neck, up in the hair at the base of my is not oily and doesn’t smell after about 20 minutes. It does give me comfort and a little relief.
        How we wish there was a magic bullet for our intractable (and daily) chronic migraines. They are so debilitating to say the least.

        1. I use it like shower gel. If I have a headache it provides some relief. However, if I have a bad migraine I don't want to smell anything. But it is refreshing and and I am on my second bottle.

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