Research Notes on Migraines and Peppermint:
Many migraine sufferers like me report feeling great relief from their headaches when using peppermint. Peppermint oil can be rubbed directly on the temples to ease migraine headaches. Other migraine sufferers find relief by using peppermint nasal snuff. It is reportedly very helpful in relieving not only the headache, but also nausea which some patients also experience at the onset of a migraine. I am a Disabled Vet with Chronic Cluster Migraines. At the onset of a Cluster migraine I find that Samuel Gawith Peppermint Dark really helps to soothe the pounding.