Peppermint helps to increase relaxation, and this lowers pain. You can use it in a number of different ways to help with your headache. First, you can drink it in a tea, this can also help you sleep. Second, you can add essential oil to a bath. Third, you can dab a few drops of essential oil onto your temples. There are other ways that you can use peppermint. These examples specifically are good for treating headaches. So, in this article we will discuss about spices for headaches.
For hundreds of years, ginger has been used to treat different conditions. Overall, this spice is used most often to help with nausea and stomach upset. But, it also helps with headaches. Since some people have nausea as a symptoms of their migraines, it is an added benefit that it can help with this as well. To use ginger, you can try adding it to a meal, juice, or tea. Also, ginger is available as a supplement.
Spices for headaches
Cayenne pepper is a spice usually found in spicy food. It helps to reduce the pain of a headache by diverting pain away from the head, or increasing your pain threshold. You can use this on your food, or in hot water with lemon. In addition, cayenne can help with any stomach issues, and increase circulation.
These spices are possibly helpful for headache. But, if you have a headache that lasts for several days, or a headache that is getting worse with treatment please get medical help. A headache might be a symptoms of a more serious condition that will need additional medicine.
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Written by Dr. Larisa Roybal
Dr. Larisa Roybal is a Doctor of Pharmacy graduate of the University of Colorado. She has experience in clinical pharmacy, medical information, and drug safety.
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