oui, migranol can help, I have some in the bathroom myself, unfortunately for me it only works if it's a slow building migraine and I catch it at the outset, which is only about 15% to 25% of them
The same goes for things like Immitrex and what not.
Strangely enough, short of custom blending herbs and adjusting the recipie for the individual over long periods of time to get it balanced out to their exact triggers, chemistry and tolerances, rosemarry, peppermint and whitetea mixed in roughly the following parts:
- Rosemary = 3 - 4 parts
Peppermint = 1 to 2 parts
White Tea = 21/2 to 5 parts
Tends to work the best. For those who don't like peppermint, leave that out and just go for 1/2 and 1/2 between the white tea and rosemarry or go with equal parts rosemary, chammomile and whitetea.
Lavendar and mint oils are good for massage as well, if one is careful when applying it to keep it out of eyes and mouth, camphor based linements and balms help a LOT of people when applied to temples, hairline, neck, etc. Wong To Yick (Woodlock) and Whiteflower Oil are two very good Chinese oils that can be used (order online if you don't have a local chinese grocery or apothocary) and Tiger Balm works well for most folks too.
A trick with Tiger Balm to make it more effective:
Ok, here's a trick from the herbalist for y'all. Let's start with a lil backround. You've basically got two kinds of rubs, balms and oils/linaments. Balms last longer, but aren't as fast acting and often don't seem to penetrade as deeply. Unfortunately, the oils and linaments, while they are faster acting and often penetrate deeper, they don't last as long.
Get some Extra Strength Tiger Balm (Tiger Balm Red)
Order some Wong To Yick (Woodlock
Once you have both, open the tiger balm, take the lid off, then microwave for about 25 to 35 seconds on about 70% or 80% power. This will liquify it. Now pour out about 10% of it (unless you've already used some and have some free room in the bottle).
Now, pour fill the rest of the tiger balm bottle in with the Wong To Yick (Woodlock) oil. Once it's full, take a straw or chopstick or some other clean, disposible item and slowly, but thoroughly stif it for a minute or two.
Put the cap back on the tiger balm, then place the bottle into the refrigerator for 30 minutes to and hour. When you take it out, it will be fully solid again.
Viola! You now have super tiger balm. I've been making this for years for myself and others and have people from all over the world asking me for it when they run out or are injured, sore, strained, etc. Personally, I do other things to it as well, as needed, but the above is a basic, powerful enhancement to two already very good medicines.