To have experienced a migraine is to dread them. They come in all sizes and originate from different spots in the head. Some begin at the back of the head, others grow between the eyes, but one thing that all migraines have in common is their unpleasant nature.
While migraines can strike at any moment, this doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared. The answer is (you guessed it!) essential oils. With the right EOs, you can build a fortress to defend your head again migraines. The question, of course, iswhich essential oils are right forputting the kibosh on migraines. Good thing we’re here to help answer that question!
First Line Of Defense
Anxiety Ease: Reestablish your stillness and peace with this synergy blend. Sometimes a migraine can dawn out of pure stress and anxiousness. This specially formulated blend helps to calm these symptoms, lending a hand in soothing an oncoming migraine. Steal back your day from the vise-grip of a migraine with Anxiety Ease.
Lavender: Imagine this: It’s the end of a long day and you sense the inklings of a migraine. It might be the perfect time to reach for your bottle of Lavender. This essential oil offers a high percentage of esters (linalyl acetate) and anti-inflammatory properties. Because it features sedative properties, Lavender is a great EO to use during evening hours, offering you the opportunity to sleep off whatever head pain might be brewing.
Second Line Of Defense
Peppermint: Yep, that’s right, Peppermint isn’t just a holiday spice. This essential oil contains a significant amount of menthol, which is known to help relax and ease tension headaches. Take with caution, as Peppermint can interfere with sleep.
Spearmint: Offering many of the same benefits of Peppermint, Spearmint is a great substitute if Peppermint isn’t your favorite aroma. When your migraine begins inching into the higher registers of pain, diffuse some Spearmint, or dilute it and apply it topically.
Eucalyptus-globulus &Eucalyptus-radiata: Containing high quantities of the oxide 1,8-Cineole (acting as both anti-inflammatory and expectorant), both variations of Eucalyptus can help ease headaches. However, it should be noted that Eucalyptus specializes in easing sinus headaches.
Last Line Of Defense
Head Ease: When your migraine is in full bloom, reach for the specially formulated Head Ease. This blend offers a minty, earthy aroma and is an all-natural remedy to headaches.
Stress Relief: Migraines can be triggered by anxiety and stress, so soothe your mind with Stress Relief. A complex mix of Sweet Orange, Bergamot, Patchouli, Grapefruit and Ylang Ylang, this synergy blend helps snatch back your productivity from the jaws of a migraine.
Quiet Time: Banish your migraines and soothe the ruckus of the day with a bit of Quiet Time. Subtle and soft with layers of floral notes, this synergy blend is specially formulated to sand down the edges of head pain.
Head-A-Sore-Us: Adults aren’t the only ones that have to contend with the occasional migraine. Look out for your children by keeping the kid-safe Head-A-Sore-Us synergy blend on hand. This is blend is part of ourOK For Kids line of essential oils and is at the ready to make headaches go extinct.
A Few Closing Notes
Have you figured out a migraine-easing blend of EOs? Share it with us in the comments below!
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