5 Natural remedies to try to combat migraines

5 Natural remedies to try to combat migraines
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If you have never had migraines, then you are lucky to not have to suffer with the terrible symptoms migraines can give you. Indeed, migraines are evil as it can result in dizziness, nausea or even vomiting, an intolerance to noise and / or light. The pain caused is sometimes extremely violent and impressive and can affect nearly 7 million Brits. Many are looking for a cure that will relieve them forever. Thus, these few remedies are worth trying.

1) Ginger tea


Enjoy the analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of this natural remedy to soothe the pain.

What you will need:
  • 1/2 teaspoon of powdered ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • Around 150 ml of hot water

1) Heat the water in a pan

2) Add the ginger and honey, mix well until dissolved

3) Drink

2) Lemon coffee


This is not the best cure but it is effective against many types of migraines (ophthalmologic, nervous, …).

What you will need:
  • Black tea
  • Juice of half a lemon

1) Prepare a strong coffee.

2) Add the lemon juice


The temptation is great to add sugar, but be careful because the sugar will inhibit the action of the enzymes. So do not add any!

3) Temple massages


At the first sign of pain, massaging can stop the problem. For this purpose several possible products to be applied in tiny quantities on each side:

  • Lavender Essential Oil
  • Peppermint Essential Oil
  • You can massage on the temples Tiger Balm and apply to the base of the nostrils by breathing deeply
  • Vinager

You can also apply a damp towel or headband with vinegar on your forehead and let sit for 15min.

4) The magic potion?


What you will need:

  • 3 teaspoons of dry thyme
  • 3 teaspoons of dry lavender
  • 3 teaspoons of dried lemon balm
  • 250ml of Vodka

1) Place the thyme, lavender and lemon balm into a bottle.

2 ) Pour over the Vodka

3) Close the bottle and let it infuse for 3 weeks somewhere cool. Every day shake the bottle.

4) Filter

5) Pour into a storage bottle

6) When you need it, pour 5 drops of this magic potion into half a glass of water, to relieve your sore head.

5) Surprising trick


Researcher Jane Leonard revealed to the English newspaper The Express that tension-related migraines are linked to spasms of the muscles that make up the face, neck and jaw. To prevent the problem, chewing a pencil even for 5min a day would protect you from this type of problem.

Sources : Grands-Mères ; TrucsdeGrandMère ; OhMyMag