I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to function when I have a headache.
I’ve had migraines, sinus headaches, and tension headaches.
But I rarely pop pills for them anymore.
That’s why people ask me what essential oil should I diffuse for headaches?
Besides aromatherapy, you can also rub essential oil for headaches on your skin.
Let’s go over the basics so that you can stop suffering and start feeling better right away.
How Do You Use Essential Oils for Headaches?
Depending on the type of headache you have, you can simply breathe in the aroma or massage yourself with essential oil.
For example, put a little peppermint oil on your temples or the back of your neck – but keep it well away from your eyes!
If it’s not pre-diluted, mix it with a carrier oil first to protect your skin.
The cooling sensation will help ease the pain, and the scent may help you relax.
If you’re not a fan of peppermint, try spearmint instead.
Or diffuse lavender to calm a tension headache.
But I’m getting ahead of myself here. How about if I give you the full review of the best essential oils for headaches below.
I’ll include recipes along the way. [Read more…]