If you are looking for DIY essential oil blends for headaches, then you are at the right place.
Today I’m sharing a few headache buster blend recipes that you may find very helpful for relieving your headache.
Headaches can be debilitating, unfortunately, it is very common and about 45 millions Americans suffer from one type of chronic headache or the other daily.
There are different types of headaches and they include tension, migraine, cluster, sinus etc.
Mine is most often tension headache. I have been working hard to lower my stress levels, which is really helping reduce the number of times I experience a headache these days.
And I prefer using natural options for my headaches and essential oils is one of these natural options. I even make my own headache balm like this one.
Before we go into the essential oil recipes for headaches proper, let’s take a look at some of the best essential oils for headaches.
Always, do a skin patch test prior to topically using an essential oil you have never used before! See my sections on essential oil safety:
Below are 5 essential oil blend recipes for different types of headaches:
Tension headache is the most common type of headache and is characterized by the feeling of tightness and compression on the head. It causes mild to moderate pain that runs from the forehead to the neck.
What You Need
Add the EOs to your diffuser and diffuse for about 30 minutes.
Migraine causes throbbing pain especially on one side of the head. Other symptoms of a migraine include nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light or sound. The pain is often recurrent and ranges from moderate to severe.
Experts say that cluster is the most painful type of headache. It is characterized by intense pain around one eye and temple. This can lead to watery or red eye and runny or stuffy nose. A cluster headache could last between 15 minutes to 3 hours.
What You Need
This occurs as a result of the inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, which causes deep chronic pain around the eyes, nose and head.
What You Need
Related Read: Top 4 Essential Oils for Sinus Headache
So there you go – DIY essential oil blends for headaches! Give any of them a try and let us know how it goes.
In case you don’t want to make your own blend, there are a few great already made essential oil blends out there on the market. Check out the ones below!
Do you have a recipe that worked well for your headaches? Feel free to share using the comment form below.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This article is for educational and informational purposes only and does not intend to diagnose or treat any disease. It is always recommended that you seek the advise of your private medical doctor.