Aromatherapy for Body, Mind & Spirit

Essential Oil Remedies for Headaches and Migraines

Essential Oil Remedies for Headaches and Migraines

It seems many suffer from headaches or migraines today. Our daily lives are typically very busy, working, going to school, running errands, and taking the kids to soccer practice, among a myriad of other tasks. We often don’t get a chance to relax and rejuvenate our body and mind.

Why not make a commitment to take at least 30 minutes, 3 times a week to reward your body and mind for keeping up with your busy, nonstop schedule? If you do this, you’ll also be taking a preventative measure to keep stress from building up and affecting your health in a negative way.

Recipes to Help Headaches and Migraines

These essential oil remedies for headaches and migraines are blends that were designed to reduce your symptoms typically associated with headaches and migraines, such as pain, muscle tension, and irritability.*

Use these mixtures to make a facial compress**; in a diffuser***; or for massage (mixed with a carrier oil).

**Put 5-10 drops of the recipe in a bowl of warm water, soak a cotton cloth in the mixture, and apply to face for 5 minutes. You may resoak and reaaply up to three times.

***An atomizing diffuser is recommended to use 15-30 minutes at a time for an average-sized room.

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  Digestive Origin of Migraines

Recipes from Marcel Lavabre, Aromatherapy Workbook, 1996

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

 

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