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Is topical menthol, such as Biofreeze, safe and effective for pain relief?

Menthol is commonly used in topical creams and gels for pain relief. Find out if it works and if it's safe.

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Do Pain Gels Work?

Do menthol gels like Biofreeze provide effective pain relief and are they safe? Find out in our new article about topical menthol.

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Menthol Rubs for Pain?

Do menthol rubs like Biofreeze and Vicks VapoRub really reduce pain, including diabetes-related nerve pain, and are rubs with capsaicin any better?