Herbal Remedies

Herbal, Natural, Home Remedies for Headache

    Natural, Home Remedies for Headache
  1. Feverfew is the most well known herbal treatment for headaches when the leaves are brewed into a tea. The leaves should not be taken directly because of risk of irritation. Two to eight leaves make a great tea - however never boil the leaves themselves or they will lose effectiveness. This remedy should NOT be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding under any circumstances.
  2. For a headache caused by stress, try a soothing cup of this tea: Blend one part each of dried herbs wintergreen, willowbark, and meadowsweet (available in most health food stores). Pour boiling water over a teaspoon of this blend, steep for ten minutes, strain, let cool to a drinkable temperature, and drink.
  3. Bind wilted beet leaves on the forehead.
  4. Tie a flour sack around your head.
  5. Put several ginseng roots in a piece of broun papeer and tie to your head.
  6. Put turpentine and beef tallow in a bandage and tie it tightly around your head.
  7. Dilute a paste of ginger powder (half teaspoon) with water & apply to the Forehead. A burning sensation may persist. But it's not harmful.
  8. Temporal headaches: (Ayurvedic Remedy) It's related to Kapha. Hence apply ginger paste to the forehead and Sinuses.
  9. Occipital headaches: (Ayurvedic Remedy) It is because of the aggravated Pitta in the stomach. Make tea with cumin & coriander seeds in a cup of hot water & consume it. Also apply a sandalwood paste to the temples.
  10. Sinus headaches: Indicate toxins in the colon. Take one teaspoon of flax seed at bedtime With a glass of warm milk. At the same time, apply ginger paste behind the ears.

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