Few Centuries Old, 10 Famous Folk Cures for Headache

Natural remedies are harmless, unlike chemically produced painkillers, and here you can read about some, several centuries old, famous folk agents for the treatment of headaches.

 ◊ 1 In the first place here is one of the oldest recipes. Cut potatoes in half and rub it the area around the temple and forehead. When potatoes dry, headaches should stop.


 ◊ 2 Cabbage compress in many cases can effectively remove headache. For this type of treatment is necessary first to mash a little bigger fresh leaf of cabbage (to let a little liquid), and lean on the forehead and kept as a compress. This type of coating is rich in potassium ions and in that way possesses a power to normalize vascular tone.

 ◊ 3 If this does not help mash a few cloves of the miraculous garlic, then the resulting mixture put on a tissue and holds on the forehead and temporal bone, so that the garlic is pressed against the skin. It usually takes about 15 minutes to remove the headache.

 ◊ 4 Tea from St. John’s Wort can be very effective remedy for headaches, especially those caused by stress, annoyance and general bad mood. For that you need a spoon of St. John’s Wort to pour with one cup of boiling water, after ten minutes strain and drink slowly in small sips throughout the day. This tea will eliminate headache and also bad mood.

 ◊ 5 Besides tea from this herb, for the treatment of headaches will be useful and rosemary tea and black tea. They are prepared in the same manner as the St. John’s wort, but are good to drink immediately, while hot.

black tea

 ◊ 6 Coffee and lemon – recently is used to treat headaches; a cup of coffee in which a lemon is squeezed.

 ◊ 7 Ginger and lemon – ginger tea to which is added the juice of 1/2 lemon soothes typical migraine symptoms such as headache and nausea.

 ◊ 8 Believe it or not, sometimes even plain water can eliminate this type of pain. The person, who begins the day with a little liquid, can feel a headache due to dehydration. Then it is enough during the day to drink 1.5 liters of water, to compensate for the lack of fluid in the body and the problem will disappear.

ginger lemon

 ◊ 9 If the headache is caused due to great mental stress and emotional burden, it will be good to have a warm bath or even just dipping feet in warm water for about 15 minutes. If you are still in the bath and add lavender oil it will contribute to the muscles completely relax and blood better circulate so the problem with headaches can be solved. Also on a tissue drip few drops of lavender oil and smell it occasionally.

 ◊ 10 Massage also can contribute to eliminate the headaches. At the same time it takes a while gently massaging the nasal bone and the area between the eyes and the area around her temple. Also massage the shoulders and neck will fix circulation and do in any case to be feeling better. The effect will be even better if before a massage in these places rub mint oil.

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