Natural, Herbal and Home Remedies for the Treatment of Headaches
Here are Some of the Common Herbal Home Remedies for Curing Headaches fast and Effectively:
White Vinegar: Dip a handkerchief in white vinegar and wrap it around your head. This may help in eliminating headache.
Apple: A ripe apple, after removing the upper rind and the inner hard portion can be taken with a little salt every morning on an empty stomach. Continue for a week. This yields good results even in case of chronic headaches.
Ice Cold Cooking Foil: A unique suggestions for a headache is using an ice-cold piece of cooking foil on your forehead. This is said to be perfect for curing a headache. Doctors say that this cooking foil cools the blood and the headache disappears in a short span of time.
Massage: Massage forehead, temples, neck and shoulder muscles, making sure to use a little oil to prevent chafing and burning.
Ginger Powder: Add water to 1 tbsp ginger powder. Heat gently in a pan. Apply the warm poultice on forehead. Keep for 15 minutes.
Tulsi Leaves and Cloves: Grind 10-15 tulsi leaves with 4 cloves (laung) and 1 teaspoon dried ginger into a paste and apply.
Accupressure: You may take advice from some doctors about accupressure spots which help in getting rid of headaches. One way is to squeeze the web of skin between your thumb and forefinger. Another area is the tiny ridge between your neck and the back of your head.
Cinnomon: Apply a paste of one part ground cinnamon and one part water to the forehead to relieve headaches from cold air.
Exercise Program: Although doctors do not recommend to do exercise once headache starts. But some people say that they do not suffer through headaches while they are on a regular exercise program. It may be because exercise is an excellent stress reducer.
Rosemary Oil: Massaging your head with rosemary oil may help in relieving headache fast.
Vinegar: Boil Vineger and water, cover your head with a towel and sniff the mix. This helps with sinus headaches.
Caraway Seeds: Roast some dry caraway seeds. Tie them in a soft handkerchief or muslin cloth and sniff to get a relief from headaches.
Hot Water: Run your hands under hot water, this has proven to be effective in stopping headache many times.
Ajwain: Roast some dry ajwain on a tawa. Keep it tightly it in a muslin bag and sniff frequently.
Onion: Crush an onion and apply the paste on the head.
Ground Clay and Sandalwood: Apply a paste of freshly ground clay or freshly ground sandalwood to the forehead, let dry, rub off by hand and wash.
Honey: When not suffering from a cold with headache, drink a teaspoon of honey in a glass of warm water or fill the stomach completely with water.
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