5 Natural ways to cure a headache (part 1)

Natural cure for headaches

Headaches could be devastating for the neck, shoulders, and spine, and as well may, absolutely wreck the day when the bout gets serious.

Substances like MSG (monosodium glutamate), caffeine from coffee, alcoholic beverages, phenylethylamine found in chocolate and cheese, tyramine from nuts, stale meat and soy, and aspartame that is contained in several artificially sweetened foods, are capable of inducing severe head aches.

As a precaution for headache, one should stay away from all electronic devices like, phone, laptop and TV.

A healthy and regular diet, results in balanced sugar levels in the blood, which can cause an instantaneous headache.

Hydration and regular exercising, are excellent relaxants from a pulsating cranium.

Here we present to you the natural cure for headaches, a list of ingredients, that somehow added to your diet, or otherwise consumed individually, are known to be very effective against headaches.

1Ginger root

Ginger root

Ginger is an absolute elixir, when it comes to curing headaches, an ingenious remedy for instant relief. It helps to control inflammation of the blood vessels in the cranium region, and helps in alleviating the pain.

It is also known to boost digestion, and treat nausea.

2Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil

Peppermint oil has a rejuvenating smell, that helps in enlivening the dormant blood vessels that cause headache.

Menthol, which is abundant in the oil, normalizes the blood circulation in the body.

Only breathing in the fresh aroma of peppermint oil, in an air space, clear of dust and humidity, is sure to show instant results.

Otherwise, it could be made into a solution with equal parts almond oil and a little water, that could be massaged on the forehead as an ointment.

The oil could be extracted by directly crushing the fresh leaves, which could be applied as an instant rub, or made into tea.

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3Lavender Oil

Lavender Oil

The soothing fragrance of Lavender is hard to miss. Although, it could not be consumed orally, yet it as an excellent relaxant for headache, when applied as an ointment.

Direct inhalation, or adding, a few drops to a steam pot, is sure to show instant effects.



Cinnamon is an absolute superman among spices when it comes to treating headaches.

Some ground cinnamon, made into a paste, by adding water, when applied to the temples, is sure cure most headaches within a span of maximum thirty minutes.

It could also be used as an ingredient, in making tea, in order to boost up its benefits.



A few drops of the oil of thyme, or rosemary, when rubbed on the nerve endings of the temples, could be very helpful in treating even severe headaches.

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By Abhro