Aromatherapy Headache Relief
Headaches are one of the most common of medical complaints. Most people experience headache pain at one time or another. Everyone, young and old, male and female, suffers from headaches from time to time. These may range from minor, nagging headaches to full-blown, incapacitating neurovascular migraines.
Most headaches are not caused by serious medical conditions. The most common classifications of headache pain are tension, cluster, and migraine.
Another disturbingly common type of headache is the rebound headache, which appears to be the result of taking prescription or non-prescription pain relievers daily or almost daily.
The good news is that there are a growing number of natural alternatives to treat headache pain. Aromatherapy is one of the choices a growing number of people are turning to for effective relief of primary headache pain.
The powerful effects of your favorite essential oil seeps deep in to the nervous constitution to reduce the pain emanating from different lobes of brain.
Head aches are known to originate out of many internal and external influences; deep strain inflicted in your mental constitution is known to be a major cause.
Several aromatic oils have the capacity to prevent and/or reduce the throbbing pain caused by emotional stress and rigors.
The following aromatherapy recipes can also be used as a preventative measure, and can even help ease your pain.
Once you've guessed what is triggering your migraines, prepare the appropriate recipe mixture by pouring the oil essences into a 10-ml bottle, and adding vegetable oil, such as Grapeseed or Wheatgerm oil, to fill. Make sure that you are mixing this concoction very well.
If the pain persists even after trying the suggested remedies above, you are suggested to visit your physician for further consultations.
Aromatherapy Blend #1 – Headaches due to negative emotions
3 drops Roman Chamomile
8 drops Lavender
Aromatherapy blend #2 – Headaches due to muscular tensions
4 drops Lavender
5 drops Peppermint
Massage the forehead, temples, neck and shoulders.
Aromatherapy blend #3 – Head aches due to nervous tensions
3 drops Roman Chamomile
3 drops Neroli
5 drops Marjoram
Massage the forehead, temples and solar plexus very gently. Breathe it in deeply and slowly. Pour 15 drops of this aromatic blend into the bathtub and soak for at least 15 minutes.
If you want to learn more about Aromatherapy Essential Oils and how to use their powerful healing properties to really make a difference to your life from the privacy and comfort of your own home, then take a look at our comprehensive Aromatherapy Home Health Course at : Aromatherapy Home Course.
In our Aromatherapy Home Health Course there are full recipes and blends of essential oils to alleviate many common ailments and a section of precautions and contra-indications of each of the common oils in use.