Headache, which can be experienced by many people and at any age, is a type of common disorder that may occur due to various disorders and life styles. The diseases such as migraine and sinusitis can cause severe headaches, especially if we are in noisy environments and we fell tired. It is a chronic, recurring, headache that does not stop. Many drugs that have been tested in medical studies are actively fighting against headaches. The most widely popular of these drugs are painkiller pills, capsules and tablets. Proper dosage of these types of medicine can be determined by experts based on the condition of the patient and this works most of the time. This approach can be an alternative to fight this disease. However, there is one chemical-free approach that is completely natural and that is by using different plant species (herbs). Before modern medicine, these herbs were most often used for various treatments and mainly for the purpose of eliminating pain.
Valerian has a very soothing and calming effect and is useful in fighting headaches. This plant species is used in making many tablets, pills and herbal teas to help ease headaches.
2. Aaron’s Beard
This plant species is known as a natural anti-depressant and is especially used in making medicines that fight against symptoms of depression, lack of motivation, etc. With its relaxing effect Aaron ’s beard can be used in the form of tea to fight headaches.
Another plant species that can be used to fight headaches is ginger. Unlike other herbs, ginger can be used to prevent headaches not only to alleviate them. It is also very useful to alleviate stomach pains.
Mint should not be used as a tea but as oil for alleviating headaches. It should be applied on the part of your head where hurts by gently rubbing it. There is no scientific evidence that applying it in this form has a relaxing effect.
5. Cold Compress
Use a cold compress by soaking a cloth in cold water or put a bag of ice on your head.
6. Darkness and Silence
The first way to combat headache based stress is not to take a painkiller medicine right away. There are natural ways to stop the pain before taking a drug. If your headache pain is based on a migraine, try to ride out the pain by lying down in a quiet and dark room.
Massage your temples, starting between your eyebrows to your forehead and over the nostrils, through the edge of your eye, stretching your skin. Acupressure is very useful. It was developed 2000 years ago in Asia, by pressing your fingers to the points to relieve stress related to the muscle in your body. Have a Shiatsu (type of Japanese massage) massage. The next time you have a headache you can do this massage yourself by following the steps we will explain now. However, do not do this massage if you are pregnant.
8. Banana, Macaroni and Fish Oil
According to nutritionists banana, macaroni and fish oil are good nutrients for headaches. In addition to this, try to drink bitter coffee by mixing a few drops of lemon to help alleviate your headache.