Home Remedies for Headache

A headache is a common problem mainly caused by stress, allergies, fatigue, alcohol, constipation and much more. There are three types of headaches migraine, cluster and tension headaches. Normally people takes pain killers to get relieved from headaches but pain killers are so harmful to our health. So in this article, I will tell you some best natural home remedies for headache.
home remedies for headache
Home Remedies for Headache

1. Mint Juice 

Mint contains menthol and menthone, both are very effective to cure headache. Extract mint juice from fresh mint leaves. Now apply it on your forehead to get instant relief.

2. Peppermint Oil

Peppermint oil helps to open up clogged blood vessels that cause headaches. Mix three drops of peppermint essential oil in one tbsp of almond oil. Now gently massage your forehead with it. Alternatively, you can prepare a steam treatment by adding few drops of peppermint essential oil into a small pot of boiled water. Now inhale the steam for few seconds.

3. Basil

Basil tea is one of the best home remedy to get rid of headache. Boil 3-4 basil leaves in one cup of water for few minutes.  You can also add a little honey. Now sip this tea slowly. 

4. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is also a good treatment for headache. Pour 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar in the large bowl and then fill the bowl halfway with boiling water. Place a towel over your head so that it drapes over the bowl, trapping the steam, and hold your face over it. Make sure your face isn’t so close that it gets burned by the steam. Do this for 5-10 minutes, or when the water starts to cool down, breathing in and out deeply the whole time. When you’re done, use the towel to pat your face dry, and go drink a glass of cool water.


5. Ginger Root

Slice three slices of raw ginger root with each being roughly the size of a quarter. Now simmer the pieces of ginger in the two cups of water, covered, for 20-25 minutes. Sip slowly and breathe in the steam if you want. You can also strain this water.
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