4 Home Remedies for Headaches

Did you know that a simple cup of tea could effectively relieve headache symptoms? Let’s explore these 4 recipes with ILLUME eMAG.

A hectic life, an unhealthy lifestyle, or poor eating habits increase your chances of getting mild to severe headaches. Headaches undoubtedly disrupt all of our plans for the day. People seek headache relief by using pain relievers. Did you know, however, that a simple cup of tea could effectively relieve the symptoms of a headache? Here’s a multi-ingredient tea created by India’s top specialists that can cure headaches miraculously:

  1. Cinnamon and basil tea

A little cinnamon can do wonders because it is a natural pain reliever that is especially effective for headaches. Similarly, adding basil to your tea has anti-inflammatory properties and can help with tension headaches by relaxing your muscles.

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Making Cinnamon and Basil Tea:

  • Cinnamon – 1 small stick
  • Basil – 3-4 leaves
  • Mint – 1-2 leaves
  • Water – 1.5 cups

Boil water with cinnamon for 10 minutes. Then add the basil and mint leaves to the cup and cover for 2 minutes.

  1. Fermented apple juice and turmeric

Adding unfiltered fermented apple juice to your tea mixture can assist eliminate extra mucus, decreasing sinus pressure. Both turmeric and ginger have anti-inflammatory properties. Black pepper is also an effective natural pain reliever. As a result, it aids in the treatment of headaches caused by sinus congestion.

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Making fermented apple juice and turmeric:

  • Lemon juice – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Fermented apple juice – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Minced ginger – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder (Preferably minced fresh turmeric) – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Water – 1 cup

To prepare this tea, bring water to a boil and steep all of the other ingredients for 5-8 minutes.

  1. Cloves and Ginger

Cloves can treat headaches and tension naturally by lowering inflammation in nerve cells and boosting blood circulation. They are incredibly effective pain relievers and are often used during dental operations. Ginger, on the other hand, relieves nausea and has long been used as a headache treatment.


Ginger Tea

Making tea with cloves and ginger:

  • Cloves – 2 pcs
  • Ginger – 2 pieces
  • Mint – 3-4 leaves
  • Lemon – 1 slice
  • Water – 1.5 cups

To make this tea, boil water for 2-3 minutes with cloves and ginger slices, then steep for 5 minutes. Then garnish with mint and lemon slices.

  1. Hibiscus tea

Hibiscus tea contains a high concentration of antioxidants, which aid in the treatment of headaches. In addition, drinking hibiscus tea could help boost immunity.

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Making hibiscus tea:

  • Five-petaled hibiscus flower
  • Juice – 15ml (depending on taste)
  • Sugar syrup – 15ml
  • Water – 30ml
  • Mint leaves for garnish – 4-5 leaves

Wash the hibiscus flowers in cold water before using them to prepare this tea. Only the petals are used; the buds are removed due to their harsh flavor. Puree the petals with 300ml of water in a blender. Pour into a glass, top with ice, lime juice, sugar syrup, and mint sprigs.

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