Herbal remedies for headache
is a symptom of
headache is a symptom that can take many manifestations in terms of length, intensity and location. It
can manifest as a feeling of tightness in the forehead throbbing pain
in the temporal nature or occipital pain that can last from several
minutes to several days.
can be many causes of headaches. Sometimes the cause may be
just the wrong position of a person at work or sleep, sometimes there
may be a greater fatigue or stress strong.
What is the manifestation of
migraine pain usually contain only half the head, appear and disappear
suddenly and are accompanied by nausea, vomiting, photophobia. They are usually more common in women and may cause oftalmo-logical, neurological, metabolic, toxic and infectious.
What measures can be taken
very often causes must be sought in lifestyle and nutrition. In this respect, it may take several mental hygiene measures: rest, peace, correcting sleep, diet easy walking outdoors. It is best to avoid strong emotions and stress. Regarding
food will avoid fat soups, canned meats, fatty meats and hunting,
shellfish, alcohol, chocolate, coffee, certain spices, red wines. Avoid excessive sun, contraceptives, tobacco and certain chemicals in the form of vapor and smoke. Determining causes should be established with patience, and medical assistance will be decisive.
Apply raw potato slices on the forehead and temples or fresh leaves of cherry, mint, thyme or coltsfoot (flat portion)
is applied on the forehead and temples, fresh leaves of cabbage than mashing. The cabbage juice may be rubbed and wrists, for greater efficiency.
Apply on time for 15-20 minutes, half the onion (or onion slices), which will remove the pain.
It compresses with mustard or grated horseradish and mustard on his head to the soles.
Cut one lemon peel (without the white part) and apply on time, taking
into until the disappearance of pain (at skin contact, may appear red
In If the tension headache sufferer is big, hot baths feet and hands (this procedure is not recommended but the low voltage).
If migraines are very effective in mustard flour poultices applied to the neck forehead and feet.
Boil wormwood in olive oil. The obtained mixture rub the painful area or applied as a compress.
Apply at neck and cold compresses mint infusion (30 g of plant for 1
liter of water) or cold compresses (ice pack on head for 1-2 minutes),
then the sides of the neck.
If migraines occurred after a prolonged intellectual effort, there will
be a cold shower foot (1 minute), then gently massage the neck and back
In case of persistent headaches, hot drink cabbage juice (1/2 cup cite,
two to three times daily, or potato juice (1/4 cup cite three times
daily before meals ).
n Drink blackcurrant juice (1/4 cup cite three times a day).
In the case of headache caused by stress, drink at night before bed, a glass of water to dissolved spoon of sugar.
Drink honey mixed with apple cider vinegar (equal parts) daily reads a spoon.
Herbs indicated and the use
Aloe (Aloe arborescens). Boil one or two leaves of aloe in 2- 3 liters
of water and pour the resulting liquid for several nights in a row on
the head, after which the whole body. Can be mixed with infusion of aloe juice chicory. Cite Take 15-30 grams per day.
thyme (Thymus serpyllum). Boil thyme in greater quantity of water and you head for 10-15 minutes in this decoction, then be poured throughout the body.
lady's mantle (Alchemila vulgaris). Prepare an infusion of one teaspoon of flowers per cup of water. Drink throughout the day.
pasqueflower (Pulsatilla montana). Prepare an infusion of two teaspoons of herb per cup of water. Drink one to two cups a day.
Elecampane (Inula helenium). Pour a glass of cold water over a teaspoon of sea grass root. Leave for 10 hours, then strain. They cite a quarter cup drink once a day, 30 minutes before meals.
Lamia (Philadelphus coronarius). Prepare an infusion of one to two teaspoons of flowers per cup of water. Drink two cups a day.
Lavender (Lavandula officinalis). Prepare an infusion of one teaspoon of flowers per cup of water. Drink two cups by one day.
Rosehip (Rosa canina). Prepare an infusion of hawthorn flowers tablespoon in a glass of water. Leave for 30 minutes. Take cite two tablespoons three times a day, 30 minutes before meals.
marjoram (Majorana hortensis). Prepare an infusion of two teaspoons of herb per cup of water. Drink two to three cups a day.
Mint (peppermint). Prepare a decoction of a teaspoon of flowers per cup of water. Leave for 40 minutes, then strain. Drink one cup in the morning on an empty stomach and one in the evening before bed.
Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyva). Prepare a decoction of 20 g of hawthorn fruit in a glass of water. Boil on low heat for 10 minutes. Drink one to two cups a day.
Adonis vernalis (Adonis vernalis). Prepare a tincture from the aerial parts of the plant. Take cite five to ten drops three times a day.
The willow (Salix alba). Prepare a decoction of the leaves of willow and violets. Before drinking the decoction and add a few drops of vinegar. Take one to two tablespoons per day.
acacia (Robinia pseudocacia). Prepare a tincture of all flowering aerial parts. Take each five to ten drops twice a day.
Saschiul small (Vinca minor). Prepare a plant tincture of 20 g per 100 ml of alcohol. Allow for nine days. It shall cite five drops three times a day 30 minutes before meal. This tincture is recommended for long-lasting headaches.
St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum). Prepare a decoction of a teaspoon of flowers Call a glass of water. Boil over low heat for 5 minutes. Drink cite a quarter cup three times a day.
Nettle (Urtica dioica). Prepare an infusion of one teaspoon of herb in a cup of boiling water and keep in thermos 2:00. Take cite a tablespoon a day with a little honey.
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis). Prepare a crushed plant root tincture in 100 ml of alcohol. Take five drops three times each day.
Mixtures of plants
Prepare an infusion of chamomile flowers, mint leaves, fennel fruit and valerian root, in equal parts. Over two tablespoons of mixture pour 0.5 liters of boiling water. Overnight in thermos and drink a cup of this mixture morning.