Treating Headaches With Herbs

November 26th, 2005

Headache Tea

Pour 2 cups boiling water over 3 tablespoons dried primrose flowers and leaves. Let stand, covered, about 15 minutes. Strain and sweeten. Drink warm or hot. Use 1 heaping Tsp of dried Chamomile flowers for each cup of boiling water. Steep 10 minutes. Strain and sweeten with honey.

Hangover Compress:

1 d. Peppermint oil * 1 d. Rosewood oil * 1 d. Lavender oil: on a cool, wet rag. Apply to temples for ten minutes.

Hangover Bath:

3 d. Rosemary oil * 3 d. Rosewood oil.

Headache Inhalant:

1 d. Rose oil * 1 d. Basil oil * 1 d. Orange oil * 1 d. Rosemary oil.

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