So many things make head ache. Irksome bosses. Arguments. Deadlines. Traffic jams. Generally speaking, headache is response of your body to emotional or physical stress. This stress makes muscles in your neck and head contracts to create tension headache. Or makes blood vessels constrict and later expand to produce vascular or migraines headaches. And if sinuses are infected or congested, this result in pounding headaches. Despite of this discomfort, most of the headaches are temporary and respond nicely to do this by pantry treatments.
Below are some best home remedies which help to get relief from headache
Use rosemary oil and thyme for head rubs : To get relieve from headache, dab one or two drops of rosemary and thyme essential oil on your forehead. Rub gently and let it absorb into the skin, then sit for some minutes to let this remedy work. According to study done in 2010, researchers found that rosemary and thyme oils contain carvacrol, it is a substance which acts like a COX-II inhibitor, it is much like nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like ibuprofen, do.
Intake of Magnesium : Headache researchers found that people who suffer from migraine should keep magnesium mineral in their medicine on daily basis. Turns out, migraineurs, that have low level of magnesium in their head during migraine attacks and also may have magnesium deficiency. Experts recommend that intake of 400 milligrams in a day of slow-release magnesium, magnesium oxide and chelated magnesium, all are available at local drugstore. Note: Magnesium may also cause diarrhea in some people. Magnesium is high in food like dark chocolate, dried figs, mackerel and pumpkin seeds.
Get more Vitamin B2 : In a study, it is found that around 59% of people slash with migraine frequency by taking 400 milligrams of this vitamin B2 daily for three months. For those who take placebo, just 15% of those reported fewer migraine problem. Fish, sesame seeds and almonds, cheese are high in Vitamin B2.
Butterbur Extract : A herb which is called butterbur has proved that it is very much effective to get relief from migraine. Minimum 3 studies have been done on Petadolex and it resulted that extract of butterbur helps in reducing migraine attacks. Recommended dosage of butterbur is around 75 milligrams twice a day for a month, and 50 milligrams twice a day.
Ginger Root in tea : Ginger works very well against migraines by inhibiting synthesis. Ginger helps to quell nausea which accompanies migraines. Prepare homemade tea by simmering three quarter sized slices in 2 cups of water.
Brew Chamomile tea : Chamomile tea contains those compounds which are helpful to ease pain and relax you. Brew a cup with a chamomile tea bag to a one cup of boiled water. Allow it to steep up and cover for 10 minutes. To make tea sweeten it is recommended to add some honey.
Draw a foot bath with lavender and peppermint oil : Some of the natural healers believe that footbaths are very powerful home remedies for headaches. Hot water draws blood to feet, easing pressure on blood vessels in your head. By adding drops of lavender and peppermint essential oils, these oils provide relief in headache.