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'Mint' pain killer takes leaf out of ancient medical texts
...ng the skin, and traditional Chinese remedies used mint
oil to the same end. Now scientists have discovere...ooling chemicals which have the same properties as mint
oil have a dramatic pain-killing effect when applied in small doses to the skin. Unlike conventional...
Cooling analgesia harnessed to relieve chronic pain
...to relieve pain, and many traditional remedies use mint
oil for relieving pain, but it is only now, in the 21st century, that a mechanism for such analgesic effects has been identified. In their new work, the researchers looked for ways to relieve chronic pain in rats, and they found that certain cooli...