Headache is among the most
common medical complaints. The majority of them are not life
threatening. They can be classified into three main categories,
namely: Tension headaches,
Migraine headache and Cluster headaches.
Tension Headaches are the most common type of
Migraines have well-defined attacks with
symptoms like nausea,
vomiting, sensitivity to lights and sounds.
headaches are repetitive ones that occur for
weeks to months at a time, followed by periods of remission.
Common Causes of Head ache:
Precise cause of it is not known.
Several physiologic changes in the
Dilation and constriction of blood
Abnormal activity of certain neurons.
Genetic factors may be a cause for
Smoking and alcohol may be cause
Remedies for Head Ache:
Roast some caraway seeds dry. Tie in a soft handkerchief or
muslin cloth and sniff (smell) to get a relief from headaches.
Apply the paste of 3-4 cloves on the fore head.
A peeled and chopped apple, with a sprinkle of salt eaten first
thing in the morning, for at least a week will cure chronic
Make a herbal tea with 10-15 holy basil leaves (Tulsi), 5-6
peppercorns and 1/2" ginger piece, powder. Keep in an air tight
bottle. Take 2 pinches with warm water when a headache starts.
Massage head with rosemary oil.
Add water to 1 tbsp ginger powder and heat gently in a pan.
Apply the warm poultice on forehead. Keep for 15 minutes.