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  • Headache-cure using Jamaican herbs

    Filed under natural cures
    Aug 21

    • Headaches -cures using herbs are one of the most common practices in Jamaica.If you suspect that headache is caused from stress or allergies.


      is one of the most common herbs used to treat a headache.  Some people Simply chew three to five leaves. The headache  go away within a few minutes,feverfew tastes really bad. You should either have something to drink close at hand with which to chase your feverfew or use the leaves in a flavored tea.

      lemon grass tea is also excellent to stop head-aches

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      Lemon balm or chamomile tea; either of these herbs is great for helping you relax and relieving headaches brought on by stress or tension. Simply add one teaspoon of the dried herb or two teaspoons of the fresh herb to one cup of boiling water, infuse for 15 minutes, strain and sip.

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      Dried lavender is another herb that is good for easing stress and/or tension headaches. Simply roll some of the lavender flowers in a washcloth or piece of cloth. Place on your forehead and over your eyes. Relax and allow the aroma of the lavender to carry away your headache.

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      White willow bark contains salicylates, which are similar to ingredients found in aspirin. Simply boil one to three teaspoons of the chopped herb in a cup of water for five to 10 minutes. Strain. Drink up to three cups per day.

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      Peppermint: Dilute one part essential oil of peppermint with nine parts alcohol or water. Rub on the forehead and temples every 15 to 30 minutes (avoiding the eyes) after the beginning of a headache. A drop or two of straight essential oil of peppermint can also be dabbed under the nose to help relieve the pressure and congestion which can cause sinus headaches.

      6- MORINGA-Known as the miracle herb is great for head-ache and many other illnesses.

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    • Guinea hen weed tea or Guinea hen weed soaked in Alcohol and placed on the forehead ,by way of soaking it on a rag or piece of cloth.






      Tips & Warnings

      • You can also combine feverfew with white willow bark to treat migraines.
      • Do not use white willow bark if you are allergic to aspirin. Do not use feverfew if you develop a rash when working with the fresh herb. Feverfew can sometimes cause mouth sores in those people who chew the fresh leaves. Do not use peppermint oil on infants or small children. If you have any concerns, questions or are unfamiliar with a certain herb, always consult your physician or a certified herbalist.Headache-cure using herbs is effective ,however if headache continues ,CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN.

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