Migraine headaches induce the attack of unprecedented pain like no other. Relief from excruciating migraine headache is a necessity for those who are plagued with this condition on a regular basis.
In this article, we will provide you with a quick and simple DIY essential oils recipe that will target your migraine headache so you can resume normal activities without having to worry about the pain and discomfort brought about by this condition.
Migraine headaches are debilitating in that it significantly reduces the productivity of its victims. In the United States alone, there are 37 million Americans who are afflicted with migraine headaches. There is much time and money that are put to waste because of migraine headache. Almost 93% of sufferers miss class, work, or are unable to fulfill their daily activities due to the pain from migraine headache.
- Intense headache pain
- Visual disturbances as evidenced by aura or jagged lines in the field of vision
- Light hypersensitivity
- Throbbing head pain
- Blurry vision
All-Natural Recipe to Treat Migraine Headache
What you need
- 2 cups ice cubes
- 1 small washcloth
- 1 medium-sized bowl filled with cold water
- 2 drops of majoram essential oil known for its natural analgesic effect. It also helps in relieving tightness of muscles- a symptom that is usually present during migraine headache attacks
- 2 drops of ginger essential oil is used to address nausea that usually accompanies migraine attacks
- 1 drop peppermint essential oil has natural anti-inflammatory benefits that ease pain and nausea symptoms
What to do
- Put the ice cubes into the bowl of water
- Place the drops of essential oils into the ice-filled water bowl
- Stir well
Once the oils float on top of the water, you may now dampen the washcloth with this essential oils solution. Squeeze out excess water. Make sure to place the washcloth on the forehead without coming into contact with the eyes.
You may also need to apply the cloth on the sides of the neck where the carotid arteries are located. Make sure to dip the cloth into the icy solution when it warms up. This can be done for a few minutes or until the pain alleviates. In most cases, people find relief from this technique in fast as 10 minutes.