Best Essential Oils for Headaches

When you are tired of something or under pressure of work or life, sometimes headaches come and bother you. Even in some cases, when people wake up in the morning, their headaches starts for no reason. It is hard to cure and prevent the pain and the uncomfortable feeling due to headaches immediately. But still there are many methods to reduce headaches and ease the pain. Using essential oils with the diffusers is one of the best ways and this method is really helpful.

Now, I am going to share you some information of best essential oils to treat headaches naturally.

Best Essential Oils for headaches

Frankincense essential oil

This oil is a great stress reliever. You can apply it behind your ears when you feel stressed or run it into forehead or temples. Pure frankincense is the best product that I could recommend you to use. Another good way to use this oil is mixing it with lavender oil. The combination of frankincense and lavender oils is such a great performance that might promote a sense of calm and throw feelings of anxiety away. Frankincense can be a good answer for those who are stuck in the uncomfortable symptom of migraine too.
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Lavender oil


A good thing about lavender essential oil is that it smells great. Just by adding some drops of it in a bottle of warm water and inhaling deeply will be really helpful. According to some research, it also has the calming effectiveness. Besides, for a lot of people, they think lavender oils keep them fresh all day long and it is true to me indeed. It is a wonderful natural extractive in many aspects but remember not to let this liquid touch your mouth or your eyes.
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Peppermint essential oils


Peppermint oil can ease headaches and muscular pain quickly. It is well known as the best natural solution for some common kinds of health problems. This oil also helps to control the blood circulation. It is one of the oldest herbs and contains anenormous amount of menthol. you can apply it to on the back of your neck, this would help to relieve head pressure. But remember to avoid contact this oil with your eyes.
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You may hear a lot of good features of this essential oil. This is another effective essential oil for headaches treatment. Its scent is fresh and minty which is somehow associated with elevating the awareness your senses and relieving pain due to headaches. It works amazingly on alliviate headaches, driving out stress, promoting the blood circulation but the Methyl salicylate in wintergreen can kill people because it is extremely toxic when you overuse this essential oil. Therefore, it is very important for you to keep this out of reach of your children and pets. Always remember to use a small amount on somewhere visible of your body like arms or legs and check carefully if it causes pain, hives or difficult breathing, etc. If the allergic reaction happens, you should not use this kind of essential oil. This oil is not recommended for pregnant and nursing women.
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Basil essential oils

Basil is used for many medicinal purposes and usually used in making cuisines widely, topping of pizza and pasta or pesto of Italian in particular. The oil is extracted from important elements of basil plant- leaves and seeds, it works as muscle relaxant, helps to reduce the stress, depression, relive the painful feeling of headaches and also prevent nausea caused by motion sickness. Basil essential oil should be avoided by pregnant, breastfeeding, or nursing women. Basil oil is blends well with some other essential oils such as lavender, lemon, rosemany, juniper, etc.
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Rosemary oil

fresh-rosemary-sprigs-400x400This is another great oil and helpful for health purposes. Its full name is Rosmarinus officinalis- a perennial herb with fragrant, a member of the mint family. You can make a tea with rosemary by adding it in a pint boiled water. It is considered to be beneficial to the nervous system. Rosemary oils contain carvacrol which works as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The most simple way to use rosemary for head rubs is by using 1 or 2 drops of the oil and applying to your forehead and temples. Next, you need to stay calm, sit down for some minutes and relax so that the oil can help you best.
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There are a lot of great essential oils for headaches available but the important thing is that you need to understand which one suits you the most and which one works well on you and may help you to solve your own problem.

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