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Essential Oil Blends Headaches

Essential Oil Blends for Headaches (Simple DIY Recipes)!

If you are looking for DIY essential oil blends for headaches, then you are at the right place.

Diy Essential Oil Blends for HeadachesToday 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.

Top 5 Essential Oils for Headaches

  1. Lavender – Calms, relaxes and relives pain
  2. Peppermint – Relieves pain, uplifts, energizes, relieves nausea and soothes sore muscles
  3. Rosemary – Relieves headaches, supports respiratory system, boosts mental focus and clarity
  4. Roman – Reduces stress and anxiety
  5. Eucalyptus – Eases headache, relieves congestion, calms inflammation, boosts circulation

5 Essential Oil Recipes for Headaches

Below are 5 essential oil blend recipes for different types of headaches:

Tension Headache

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.

Essential Oil Headache Recipe #1: Roller Blend for Tension Headache

What You Need

Directions

  1. Add the essential oils into the roller bottle
  2. Fill up with the FCO
  3. Apply on your forehead, temple and your neck

Essential Oil Headache Recipe #2. Diffuser Blend for Tension Headache

Directions

Add the EOs to your diffuser and diffuse for about 30 minutes.

Migraine

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.

Essential Oil Headache Recipe #3: Diffuser Blend for Migraine

  •  3 drops lemongrass
  • 2 drops peppermint
  • 5 drops lavender

Cluster Headaches

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.

Essential Oil Headache Recipe #4: Roller Blend for Cluster Headache

What You Need

  • 10 ml roller bottle
  • Fractionated coconut oil
  • 8 drops peppermint
  • 8 drops chamomile (German)
  • 4 drops helichrysum

Directions

  1. Add the essential oils into the 10 ml roller bottle
  2. Top off with FCO
  3. Apply as needed on the temple and massage in (be careful to not let the oil get into your eye)

Sinus Headaches

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.

Essential Oil Headache Recipe #5: Roller Blend for Sinus Headaches

What You Need

Directions

  1. Add EOs into roller bottle
  2. Fill up with FCO
  3. Apply on forehead and sinus areas and gently massage in with fingertips

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.

Already Made Essential Oil Blends for Headaches

In case you don’t want to make your won blend, there are a few great already made essential oil blends out there on the market. Check out the ones below!

Plant Therapy Tension Relief (Headache Relief) EO Blend 10 mlPlant Therapy Tension Relief (Headache Relief) EO Blend 10 mlHealing Solutions Head Relief Blend Essential Oil - 10mlHealing Solutions Head Relief Blend Essential Oil – 10mlMigrastil Migraine Headache Stick Roll-on Relief Essential Oil 10mlMigrastil Migraine Headache Stick Roll-on Relief Essential Oil 10ml

Do you have a recipe that worked well for your headaches? Feel free to share using the comment form below.

Essential Oil Blends Headaches

This post is for educational and informational purposes only and does not intend to diagnose or treat any disease.

Comments

  1. Renee says:

    I got this headache recipe off YouTube and it was meant as a rub with a carrier oil. They commented it was very successful treating their mother’s migraine. I use it in the diffuser when I wake up in the morning with a headache (which is often) before it blows up into a migraine, or as soon as I start getting a headache during the day.
    Chamomile 2-3 drops
    Rosemary 3-4 drops It seems to be effective more than 50% of the time for me.
    Lavender 4 drops. I use 2/4/4/2/1 drops.
    Eucalyptus. 2-3 drops
    Peppermint 1-2 drops

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