Headaches and migraines may be triggered or exacerbated by stress, making your daily life a struggle. Your best solution is aromatherapy, a natural and healthy to support your body as it heals itself. We want to offer you the best essential oil solutions that will help you start feeling better faster for longer compared to medication.
4 Natural Ways to Experience Migraine and Headache Relief
Lavender oil comes from the plant’s blue-violet flowers. Some small research studies suggest that Lavender oil has a calming effect when its scent is inhaled. It also reduces pain with several aromatherapists often using it to treat headaches. Just place a few drops of Lavender oil into boiling water and inhale the vapors. Lavender oil can also be rubbed into the skin for pain relief.
Rosemary is another essential oil that is frequently used in aromatherapy. Rosemary oil applied to the skin has been used to treat muscle pain and improve circulation, making it useful in relieving migraine or headache pain. One study supports the use of Rosemary for reducing stress and anxiety, which helps prevent headaches and migraines. Rosemary may be added to base oil and rubbed into the skin. It can also be added to bathwater, but avoid contact with the eyes or any open cuts.
Peppermint is a cross between water mint and spearmint plants, and it grows wild in Europe and North America. Peppermint oil is used in aromatherapy for headache as well as muscle and nerve pain. This essential oil can be inhaled, applied to the skin after being diluted with another oil, or taken by mouth in very small doses. Some pain studies show that Peppermint oil used as aromatherapy for headaches may allow people to use fewer traditional pain medications.
The leaves and oil of the Eucalyptus tree are used for many medical purposes. Eucalyptus oil reduces swelling, clears nasal congestion, and relieves pain. These properties all help ease headache and migraine pain. Eucalyptus works quickly and effectively and is the preferred essential oil of many for pain of all sorts.
We recommend using Eucalyptus Oil ShowerMist in a shower or steam room. You’ll quickly feel the pressure lighten and your body relax.
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