Monday, June 10, 2013

7 Home Remedies For Migraine That Can Be Found In Your Kitchen Cabinet

No one likes to take medications against migraine.Before there were prescription medications available, people used normal every day things to get migraine relief and these same things work even today and will work forever.

Natural migraine remedies are not a scam, medicinal practices that are used today were developed over a long time period by observing ancient methods of using plants, etheric oils and herbs that were used to heal almost everything starting from headaches to morning sickness and different infections.

Some of those ancient remedies can be found in the pharmacy stylized into capsule or pill forms, some can be found at home in your fridge.Here are 7 migraine relief remedies that can be found in your kitchen.

1.Peppermint tea
Peppermint tea tastes great but it is also a natural remedy.Breathing the mint aroma is soothing and relaxing which is very important to mitigating the excruciating pain caused by the migraine.Inhaling the mint aromas seem to help, many migraine patients report a physical relaxing only a few minutes after.Drinking the peppermint tea helps even more than the inhaling of the aromas.

Mint tea can be prepared in a few different ways, you can either buy mint tea from the store or crush fresh or dried mint leaves in hot water.

2.Vegetable juice
Juicing your own vegetables in their natural form can bring migraine relief.You can combine different vegetables like carrots, beets and cucumbers for a cocktail.You can also try spinach and carrot juice.

Lemons are great for curing a sore throat to disinfecting.Lemons are also excellent for migraine relief.Peel the lemon and grind the yellow peeling into a paste.Apply the lemon paste to your forehead and try to relax.The lemon paste can cause redness of the skin after a while, remove it you have sensitive skin.

Migraine sufferers have found relief in grape juice.This natural remedy works if you use fresh grapes, just throw the fresh grapes into a blender and drink the mixture as is, do not add anything to it.

5.Wheat germ
Wheat germ is a food that has lots of nutrients, which makes it popular.Wheat germ is used as a remedy because it contains a lot of B3 or niacin which is believed to bring migraine relief.Just sprinkle some wheat germ on your cereal or salad and eat it, a better way is to make wheat germ tea which is very relaxing and soothing.Best of all, you will get a B3 boost you really need.

6.Cabbage leaves
Crush fresh cabbage leaves and place them in a cheese cloth.Hold the compress to your forehead until the migraine headache goes away.Be sure to replace the cabbage leaves when they dry out

7.Peppermint oil
Peppermint oil can be used as a massage oil or as a herbal tea, it offers relief for lots of people.Make some herbal tea and add a few drops of peppermint oil in the tea, or add the peppermint oil directly into your temples for quick relief.It is said that peppermint oil has the same healing properties compared to acetaminophen, without the side effects and stomach upset.Peppermint can also relieve nausea which is very common for migraine sufferers.

It is not always necessary to take prescription medications against migraine, sometimes you can get relief from foods you have in your fridge and pantry.There are many natural remedies available besides the 7 I just revealed in this article.

You should always consult your doctor before using any natural remedies, just to be on the safe side.

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