Depending on what type of headache you have will depend on what natural treatment you will want to use for your headaches. You don’t need to buy expensive medication that might have adverse side effects. Try these natural remedies for headaches and let us know how they work for you!
Tension headaches are the most common type of headache usually caused by stress or a lack of sleep. It usually feels like something is squeezing in your head. It is caused by contraction of muscles that cover your skull. Usually the pain runs from one ear to the other and around the front of your head.
Apply a drop of peppermint oil on your finger and rub it onto your temples and across your forehead. Peppermint creates a cooling sensation and relaxes the muscles in your head and neck.
Crush up about an inch of ginger root and add it to boiling water. The tea reduces inflammation in about the same time as as aspirin.
Migraine headaches have one-sided throbbing pain which causes sensitivity to light and sound, also migraines may cause nausea.
Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method that involves applying pressure to certain points to relieve pain. The most common ways are to place your finger in the depression between your first and second toe for 3-5 minutes. You can also massage the temples counter clockwise for a few minutes. Another great way using acupressure is to press in between your thumb and pointer finger in the webbing.
Feverfew is a traditional medicinal herb that has been shown to effectively treat migraines. You can get it at your local store or on Amazon.
Fresh lemon juice with tea is one of the best cures for headaches. The lemon peel is also very useful. Pound the lemon peel into a fine paste and apply it as a plaster on the forehead.
There are a lot of other natural ways to fight headaches but we have found that these ways usually do the trick. If you have other suggestions leave them in the comments below!