How to Relieve a Headache Naturally and Quickly

1. Drink Plenty of Ginger Tea

Drink Plenty of Ginger Tea© Foodstantly

Ginger tea has been used since ancient times to treat various health problems. To make this tea, crush a little bit of ginger root, add it to one cup of water, and let the water boil for 5 to 10 minutes. Homemade ginger tea can decrease inflammation linked to a headache in just about the same time as an aspirin.

According to a study published in the Journal of Phytotherapy Research and other health pages, the properties of ginger are similar to those of sumatriptan, a common medication for a migraine. Ginger is an amazing way to treat and prevent headaches due to its antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties.

2. Massage Your Scalp with
Peppermint or Lavender Oil

Massage Your Scalp with Peppermint or Lavender Oil© Lady Care Health

Lavender and peppermint can treat headaches effectively. To make the massage oil, take 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and add a few drops of lavender or peppermint essential oils. You can massage the mixture on your neck, forehead temples, and scalp.

Lavender oil has long been used as an analgesic and antihypertensive agent, spasmolytic, mood stabilizer, and anxiolytic drug. Multiple studies have shown that inhaling lavender oil might be effective to relieve headaches and migraines. Other studies have found that eucalyptus oil and peppermint oil boost cognitive performance and can help relax your mind and body.