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Aromas for Healing Headaches

essential oil2 300x240 Aromas for Healing HeadachesThe following list identifies the essential oils commonly used to treat headaches, their special qualities, and their yin or yang predisposition.

  • Cardamom—A yang scent with a sweet and spicy aroma, cardamom helps relieve headaches and strengthen the entire body.
  • Chamomile—The flowers of the English (also called Roman) chamomile plant have a gentle sedative action that relaxes the body and is useful for relieving tension headaches, irritability, depression, and anxiety. Chamomile also relaxes the smooth muscles of the intestine, making it a good remedy for migraine-related nausea. A cup of chamomile tea before bedtime can help lull you to sleep, but the aroma is also very effective in a warm bath. Chamomile is a yin aroma. Continue reading →