Home Treatment to Get Rid of Migraine Naturally

Unfortunately many people are unaware of these natural home remedies for migraine relief. Headaches can be triggered by stress, fatigue, allergies, eyestrain, poor posture, alcohol or drugs, low blood sugar, hormones, constipation and nutritional deficiencies. Here are a few simple home treatments that can help alleviate migraine pain and other types of headache.

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1. Lavender and Peppermint Essential Oil

Lavender and peppermint for migraneBoth Peppermint and Lavender Oil are perfect tool for relieving different kinds of headaches. The combination of both gives a very calming and numbing effect. Here is what you need to do:

  • Lavender Oil – Half teaspoon
  • Peppermint Oil – Few drops

Mix the two essential oils in a small bowl. Take some onto your palm and then slightly rub some blend on your forehead, temples and back of neck. If the smell of peppermint oil is too strong for you, dilute it down by mixing the essential oils with almond, grape seed or coconut oil.


2. Gluten-Free Diet

People with gluten sensitivity should not eat foods containing gluten as it can lead to a headache. According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, patients who have migraine headaches often see either complete resolution of migraine headaches, or a significant reduction in the frequency and strength of symptoms after giving up gluten.

Gluten sensitivity often leads to a headache. If this is the case, you don’t have to cut out gluten completely – instead, try to cut back on your daily intake.

So start eliminating gluten for three weeks in your diet, then introduce foods containing gluten slowly. Do pay attention to the way you feel after gradually adding gluten to your diet and find your happy balance. Listen to your body – you will find out how much of a food group you can eat without triggering symptoms.


3. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar for migraineApple cider vinegar is also known as nutritional powerhouse. Apart from its other benefits it also alleviates migraines . All you need is

  • Organic Apple Cider Vinegar – 1 tablespoon
  • 1 Glass of Water
  • Honey – 1 tablespoon

Mix the apple cider vinegar and honey in one glass of water and start taking it daily.  During migraine attacks or when you feel them coming on, you can increase your intake up to two or three tablespoons.


4. Ice Packs

Ice Pack for MigraineAs ice has a numbing effect which helps alleviate pain, this one is the most popular remedy to reduce pain. It is also one of the most popular home remedies to get rid of tension and migraine headaches. Here is what you need to do

  • Wrap a few ice cubes in a clean towel and place it on your temples, forehead and/or the back of your neck for 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat as needed.
  • You can also try alternating hot and cold compresses for about 15 minutes. For better results, add lavender and/or peppermint essential oils(few drops) to the water for the compress.


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