NATURAL HEADACHE CURES: HEADACHE REMEDIES THAT WORK

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Stress, needs of your family and lack of sleep may be a cause of constant headaches that appear every day. In order to beat this condition you can natural remedies to ease your pain.

There are so many tricks and tips that can set you free from the pain the natural way.

SQUEEZE HARD
With hard and circular movements; massage the area between the thumb and forefinger of the hand. Massage one hand for several minutes and then switch to the other. People that are familiar with acupressure know that there is a point on this place that is connected to the area of the brain that creates headaches.

Natural Headache Cures

HOT AND COLD
It may seem impossible but if you soak your feet in hot water the headache will go away. With this method you are pulling blood to the feet, and relieve pressure on the blood vessels in the head.
Put a hot compress on the forehead or on the neck. The heat will relax the muscles in that area.
It may sound ridiculous, but you can try applying cold wrap right after the hot. Cold constricts blood vessels, and then they stop pressure on sensitive nerves. Try cooling down the muscles on the back of the neck because sometimes the source of headache is in those muscles. Put your hands in cold water and let them in for as long as you can. While so, repeatedly open and close the palms.

TRY CAFFEINE
Drink a cup of strong coffee. Caffeine reduces swelling of blood vessels and that way can help to remove the headache. This is the reason caffeine is the main compound of some painkillers.

DO SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE
Tie a scarf or a tie around the forehead, and then tighten it down to the point where you can feel the pressure around the head. By reducing the flow of blood, this can help reduce pain caused by swollen blood vessels.

SCENTS
Lavender essential oil in particular can help in releasing tension and pain in the head. Gently rub a little lavender oil on the forehead and temples, and then lie back and enjoy a relaxing scent.
You can try the mint oil if you have a bad headache. Its scent stimulates and then relaxes the nerves that cause pain. Make mixture of seven drops of lavender and three drops of peppermint essential oil and breathe it in deeply several times. You can also try applying bags of peppermint tea on eyes and forehead for five minutes.

TEA
Ginger is very common natural remedy for headaches. Mix half a teaspoon of ginger powder in a glass of water and drink it. Or pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 teaspoon of fresh grated ginger, let the tea cool down and drink it. Ginger can also remove nausea that often comes with the headache. Try to drink a cup of rosemary tea, because it prevents the headaches from becoming more severe. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 teaspoon of rosemary, let it stand for 10 minutes and then drink the tea.

 

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