Causes of headache or headache
The most common causes of headache are hormonal changes, tiredness or fatigue and muscle tension. The headache usually especially affects the area of the temples, the back (neck), the top (crown) and the eye area and forehead. If the headache is caused by muscle tension it can even affect the jaw and scalp.
Natural remedies for headache
1- Herb tea lemon:
The lemongrass tea has several medicinal uses and one of them is that it helps us relieve the headache. Simply prepare a tea with a teaspoon of this tea per cup.
This home remedy is very useful to remove the headache natural (and cheap!) Way. Just take 5 or 6 ice cubes in a bag that can be fully closed (so that no water from escaping when the ice melts) and cover with a cloth. Apply on the area that hurts you. It’s better if you lie down in bed or are lying and relaxed. After 20 minutes remove the ice and repeated again if necessary in another 20 minutes.
3- Infusion of Chamomile:
We know that the Manzanita is one of the most used by their multiple properties medicinal plants. One of its therapeutic applications is to eliminate the headache, for it will make an infusion with 3 tablespoons of dried chamomile 500 ml of water. Let stand 15 minutes, strain adds a teaspoon of lemon juice and drink during the day.
4- Artichoke or artichoke:
If in your case the headaches are common, it is very important to include as much as possible artichokes or artichokes in your diet. Artichokes are very beneficial to eliminate the headache because sometimes it originates in the liver.
5- Massaging the area:
Another home remedy for headache is removed is massaging the area of the temples, over the eyes (eyebrows) and the base of the nose. Make circular massage this area by regulating the pressure according to need more or less.
6- Iced Tea of Manzanilla:
Another way to use chamomile to remove the headache is following the steps of point 3 and let cool completely, 3 ice cubes are added; a cloth is soaked and applied to the eyelids for 20 minutes. Rest another 20 minutes and reapply again 20 minutes soaking in tea and wringing out the excess.
7- Lavender essential oil:
Essential oils have many benefits that can leverage to restore and maintain health. In this case, we can use the oil of lavender to remove the headache. Just add 4 drops to a tablespoon of olive oil, almond oil, and argan oil and massage the base of the skull, behind the ears and around their temples. In addition you can take a few drops on the pillow or even clothing.
8- Apply local heat:
Either with an electric blanket, a hot water or a hot water bath, heat applied externally on shoulders and neck is very relaxing and improves headaches.
9- Alternate hot and cold water:
Another natural to combat the headache remedy is to put your feet in a tub or container in which will have added 1 tablespoon mustard and 4 sea salt (I dissolve it first in a glass of warm water). Take half in a bowl with hot water and the other half in another bowl with cold water. Keep your feet in each bowl 5 minutes switches to the other. Do this until it has cooled the hot water; remember to always end up with feet in bowl of cold water.
10- Tea Mint:
Place a wet bag (in slightly warm water) tea mint on each eyelid and removed after 10 minutes.
11 – Coffee:
Coffee has the ability to reduce inflammation; in this case the blood vessels in the brain, and this would help relieve the headache. Although if you normally consume coffee may not have much effect.
12- Olive oil:
Not for nothing is called liquid gold, is that olive oil contains an antioxidant that can combat headaches. Just by taking two teaspoons of olive oil could be sufficient to eliminate the headache.