Do you reach for medicines at the first signs of an unpleasant headache? Although they take immediate action, they can create toxins in your body, threatening the health of your liver, kidneys, and other organs.
Natural creams that you apply to your forehead, temples and neck are a very good and safe option to help with headaches. Moreover, they do not show any side effects.
In addition, essential oils, which are components of creams that you will prepare at home, can also work in the long run and can significantly dilute your headaches.
COMMON TRIGGERS OF HEADACHE
Anyone who suffers from frequent headaches knows very well how difficult this can be for their daily life. Persistent headaches affect daily life too much.
There are many triggers for headaches, the most common being:
- Medication use
- Consuming junk food
- Hormonal imbalance
- Wrong posture
- being dehydrated
- dental problems
You can relieve annoying headaches by applying creams that you can easily and simply make yourself.
Gently applying cream to your forehead, temples and neck area will activate the effect of essential oils, relieve tension and stress, thereby relieving your headache.
COCOA BALM WITH 4 ESSENTIAL OILS
A key ingredient in this blend, along with coconut oil, is cocoa butter, which has excellent moisturizing properties and is rich in antioxidants.
Tea tree has strong antiseptic properties, it is also effective against parasites and fungi, so it perfectly preserves the freshness of your cream against headaches.
Peppermint oil slows muscle contractions, improves circulation, relieves pain and tension. Eucalyptus oil relieves headaches caused by sinusitis, cleans the respiratory tract and sinuses, relieves pain. Frankincense oil helps relieve tension and clears mucus and blockages. It also has mood-enhancing properties.
- 30 g cocoa butter
- 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
- 2 drops of tea tree oil
- 8 drops of peppermint oil
- 6 drops of eucalyptus oil
- 3 drops of frankincense oil
Melt the cocoa butter and coconut oil. Let it cool slightly. Then add the essential oils and mix well.
Pour into a small bowl, cover and refrigerate for an hour for better compaction.
Take a small amount of cream and apply it to the temples, forehead, behind the ears and neck. You will feel a slight cooling that will help relieve your headache. Every time you feel the headache begin, gently massage the temples, forehead and neck area with a little cream again. Massage will help reduce pain and stress.
SOOTHING BALM WITH MAGNESIUM OIL
In addition to peppermint and lavender essential oils, which are known as natural aids in relieving headaches, you can instantly feel the relaxing effect thanks to magnesium oil, which is effective in lowering blood pressure, which is a common cause of headaches.
- 15 g beeswax
- 4 tablespoons of olive oil
- 2 tablespoons of castor oil
- 1 tablespoon of magnesium oil
- 20 drops of peppermint oil
- 10 drops of lavender oil
- 10 drops of citrus oil (lemon, orange or grapefruit)
On low heat, melt the beeswax with olive oil. Then remove from the heat and add the magnesium and castor oil followed by the essential oils. Mix well with a fork, fill the bowl with the lid, and refrigerate for an hour for better compaction.
Apply some cream to your fingertips and apply to the forehead, temples, neck or shoulders.
This content provides general information only. It is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult an expert for more information.