Migraine has become very common among people. It mainly occurs due to genetic factors and also some environmental reasons. Most people go for medication to get relief from migraines. They can go for migraine home remedies. Natural medicines can play a significant role here. Let us discuss some of the home remedies for migraine.
Herbal Home Remedies
Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium)- It has used to treat many problems such as swelling, fever, etc. since ancient times. In the modern world, chemists use it as a medication for breathing problems, migraines, and dizziness. People use its flowers, leaves, and stems of the plant generally for medicine.
Butterbur (Petasites hybridus)- At first, it people used to treat skin ulcers. It also helps to treat asthma, fever, headache, etc.
Peppermint (Mentha x balsamea)- We generally use it to treat toothaches, spasms, and headaches too. Commonly used in the form of a liquid capsule or topical solution.
Willow (Salix spp.)- used in the formation of aspirin, generally used for the reduction of fever and pain.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)- It is a common home remedy for cough, cold, and stomach pain.
Caffeine- It aids in treating cancer, high blood pressure, stomach pain, and also as a pain reliever.
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)- We use it to treat a variety of problems, such as headaches and insomnia.
Coriander seed (Coriandrum sativum)- Coriander is known for seasoning and healing properties. Now it used to treat migraines as well as diabetes.
Herbal Home Remedies
Dong Quai (Angelica Sinensis)- It is mixed with other herbs and used for headaches, fatigue, and nerve pain.
Lavender oil (Lavandula angustifolia)- Apart from perfume and hygiene products, we can use it to treat migraines.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)- It is found mainly in the Mediterranean region. It has good antispasmodic, antimicrobial effects.
Linden, lime tree (Tilia spp.)- We can use its blossoms for the treatment of migraines.
Raw potato cuttings- We can use slices of raw potato to treat migraines.
Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana)- Besides migraines, we can also use it to treat joint pain, kidney infections, and arthritis.
Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)- It is essential in treating cold, fever, and headache.
Mullein (Verbascum)- The leaves and flowers of it are beneficial for migraines.
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)- It is better to heal wounds. We can also use it for anti-anxiety and pain-relieving purposes.
Teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens)- Also known as wintergreen. We can use it in making teas and oil extracts.
Common hops (Humulus lupulus)- Found in Europe and western Asia. Since the years, it is used to treat fever, anxiety, and infections.
Betony (Stachys Officinalis)- It has excellent sedative properties. Asia and Europe are the sources of Betony.
Evodia (Evodia rutaecarpa)-Found in China. It is beneficial for pain and headache.
There are many types of migraines, such as chronic, retinal, with aura, and without aura. Apart from going for migraine home remedies, one should eat a low-fat diet and improve gut flora content. Moreover, all of these measures will be undoubtedly beneficial for migraines.