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Herbs For Headaches And Tension




Suffering from headaches and tension is almost part of most people’s daily life. Sometimes it becomes so “normal” that is not taken seriously enough to be addressed specifically. Instead, most take the easiest solution available which is pill popping. Certainly not a long-term solution, neither is it a wise thing to disregard, however using the herbal remedy alternative may be the one way of solving this condition permanently


There are many types of herbs available to treat the annoying symptoms of headaches and tension. Some herbs are formulated to treat the conditions topically while others are meant for internal consumption.


Herbs made into ointments and creams serve just as well and don’t cause any adverse negative effects to the individual. However, these ingredients can be a quite strong smell, but it’s all part of inducing the comfort element to treat the conditions. Tiger balm, peppermint oil, and nutmeg oil are some examples of headache and tension healing herbal concoctions.


Below is a list of possible herbs to choose from when addressing headache and tension conditions:


Feverfew – ability to prevent and stop headaches


Ginkgo biloba – improves circulation and decreases inflammations


Chamomile – relaxes the body


Peppermint – stimulates the refreshing aura


Valerian – acts as a powerful sedative


Lemon balm and passion flower – arrest a possible attack


Rosemary – calming effect


Besides trying all the different herbs to starve off these inconvenient and sometimes even painful conditions, keeping a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet also helps to assist in a better state of body and mind. Therefore when a possible attack of a headache or tension sets in, the effective use of the herbal remedy is heightened. In some cases, a topical application may be adequate in addressing the condition quickly and effectively. These kinds of applications are always a better option to choose from rather than having to consume the herbs.


- Misty Cassady


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