6 Natural Home Remedies For Headaches

HEALTH  |  April 05, 2017
  • 1. Use Essential Oil
    1 / 6 1. Use Essential Oil

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    Apply some essential oil on the temples of your forehead to ease the tension. Peppermint and Lavender essential oils are especially effective for a calming and soothing effect.

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  • 2. Drink Tea
    2 / 6 2. Drink Tea

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    Try drinking chamomile tea to relax your nerves and ease the pain, or ginger tea to reduce inflammation and relieve nausea.

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  • 3. Use a hot or cold compress
    3 / 6 3. Use a hot or cold compress

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    Hot and cold compresses have different uses. If you want to ease neck strain, use a hot compress. If you have a throbbing headache, use an ice compress.

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  • 4. Massage and Stretch
    4 / 6 4. Massage and Stretch

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    Massage your temples and do neck stretching exercises to help enhance blood circulation. This helps to relieve built up stress from sitting at your desk for too long.

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  • 5. Drink coffee
    5 / 6 5. Drink coffee

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    Caffeine is great for relieving pain and reducing the swelling of blood vessels. This is especially effective if you’re having a migraine.

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  • 6. Wear a bandana/scarf
    6 / 6 6. Wear a bandana/scarf

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    Tie a bandana, scarf or any long piece of cloth around your forehead. Tie it tight enough that you’ll feel a slight pressure around your forehead. It can help to reduce the blood flow to the brain, which helps to ease swollen blood vessels.

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