Herbal Remedies For Migraine Headaches

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Red PepperThrobbing headache along with nausea and vomiting and increased sensitivity to light are sure signs that you are suffering from an episode of migraine headache. There are many herbal remedies for migraine, which is more common in women than in men. Stress and tiredness are common causes while foods such as red wine, dark chocolate and ajinomoto are common triggers in many individuals. Read more and learn about herbs to give much needed relief from migraine.



 


 


Few Home Remedies For Migraine Headaches


  • The pleasant smell of peppermint is found to be very soothing when applied on the forehead. One can even put a few drops on a clean cloth and smell it frequently.


  • Lavender essential oil is very helpful to reduce stress and works to soothe and calm the nerves. A hot bath with lavender oil is highly recommended.


  • Passionflower has natural pain killing properties and also reduces inflammation. Make yourself a herbal tea and see the difference in the intensity of pain.


  • For many the tanginess of lemon is a remedy for migraine. Add some honey to hot water and mix in a teaspoon of lemon juice. Sip this slowly to reduce nausea and pain.


  • Cayenne pepper is very useful for tension headache. Make a spicy broth with it or crush the peppers lightly and apply on the fore head and temples, taking care to avoid the eyes. The oils in pepper can reduce pain.


  • If nausea is bothering you chew on a piece of ginger or make a ginger tea. The pungent oils are invigorating and makes you feel better instantly.


 


Tips For Managing Migraine Headaches Naturally


  • Practice yoga to reduce stress.



  • Good amount of hydration can help a migraine headache.



  • A hot pack on affected area is helpful to reduce pain.



  • Sufficient sleep and a healthy diet are helpful lifestyle changes.


 


Feel the difference for yourself after using the above described herbs for migraine headaches. Do not delay a visit to the doctor if symptoms persist.


 


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