Johnson & Johnson To Pay $72M For Ovarian Cancer Death Linked To Talcum Powder

    Back in 80’s the talcum powder got popular with a brand of Johnson & Johnson which had a catchy tagline “Just a sprinkle a day helps keep odor away.” A lot of women started using the “Shower to shower” product of Johnson & Johnson due to its pleasant and long lasting smell.

    However, nobody at that time was so much aware of the link of talcum powder with ovarian cancer. Although back in 80’s many research study published was claiming that talc particles were found in the majority of ovarian tumors. The usage of talcum powder increases the risk of ovarian cancer.

    The shocking fact is that the company was aware of the dangerous side effects of talcum powder, still they launched the product and made extended marketing efforts to promote and sell the product.

    Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Missouri state jury to pay $72 million as per the report of Reuters. The company has to pay this amount to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer which had a linkage with talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower product of Johnson & Johnson.

    A lawyer for Fox’s family Jere Beasley stated that back as the 1980s Johnson & Johnson knew about the risk still continued to lie to the public and the regulatory agencies. Over a telephonic conference call, the lawyer discussed these points.

    As per the report of Guardian, the verdict doesn’t go well for Johnson & Johnson. Also, the company has to face at least 1,200 still-pending lawsuits and many more to come.

    So, it is recommended to stop the use of talcum powder to get rid of vagina odor. You can turn natural to cure the vagina odor issue and maintain a pleasant smell of your body.

    How To Stop Bad Vagina Odor Naturally?

    Natural methods are always beneficial to get rid of vagina odor. You can use these methods without any fear as they don’t have any side effects. Here is one of the best remedy for you to get relief from unpleasant vaginal odor


    1. Take 2 cups of apple cider vinegar and add it to warm water in your bathtub.
    2. Stir it well using your hand so that the apple cider vinegar will be diluted and spread properly.
    3. Soak your body 20 minutes in the solution and then wash with plain warm water.
    4. Use this remedy every day for morning bath and the unpleasant vaginal odor will vanish in no time.

    Apart from this natural remedy, a simple change in your diet can help you to cure the vagina odor issue. Start eating 2 cups of unsweetened plain yogurt every day to reduce the vagina odor. The yogurt will help you to reduce the bad bacteria in the body and keep your body odor free.

    Thus, from today onwards say NO to talcum powder and use a natural method to make your body smell pleasant and stay protect from cancer as well.