Headache is one of the commonest aches that most people complain of. Headaches can happen to anyone irrespective of age and gender. Every time popping a painkiller is not a good idea. Hence try any of these home remedies for headache next time you get the headache.

Before that remember following tips that will help you prevent getting a headache.

• Don't stay hungry for a long time, as hunger can also be one of the causes of having a headache.

• After every meal make it a habit to eat one banana.

• Take one spoonful of sugar and eat it when you have a headache. The sweet sugar taste will give you instant relief from your headache.

• Do Yoga to remain stress free. The various Yogic aasnas maintain correct blood circulation and prevent headaches from occurring.

• As much as you can avoid eating junk and fried food stuff.

• Take a good sleep, as it is must to have an overall balanced health.

• Include green vegetables and fruits in your daily diet.

• If you have a headache then take a glass of milk.

• Yogurt should be avoided, especially at night.

• Don't eat cheese and chocolate in excess amount.

• Learn some deep breathing exercises and go for half an hour walk daily in some park where you will get pollution free air.

• The natural urges (sneezing, passing stool and urine, hunger, thirst, sleep, breathing and yawning etc.) should not be suppressed.

Home remedies for Headaches :

• Make a decoction from sugar and coriander and drink it whenever you get a headache due to cold.

• Make a paste with clove and salt crystals and add it in the milk. Drink this milk; this drink will relive the stress and the tension, which has caused you the headache.

• Make a paste with water and cinnamon powder and apply it on the head.

• Sometimes acidity can also be the cause of headaches. Hence for such types of headaches drink a glass of water with a fresh lemon juice added into it. This is one of the best home remedies for headache as it also cures acidity.

• Applying sandalwood paste on the forehead will give relief from headache. This remedy should be tried in case you have got a headache in summer due to the heat.

• Massage your head with coconut oil. This will help the blood circulation in the head thus give instant relief from headache.

• Drinking a cup of tea is the very old method of curing headaches. You can also add ginger and cumin and coriander seeds while making the tea.

• To cure headache massager you head with eucalyptus oil.

• After waking up in the morning, eat an apple with a pinch of salt added to it. After this drink either water or milk. Do this regime for about ten days. This remedy is good for those who get headaches often.

• Massage your forehead with almond oil for getting instant relief from the headaches.

• Drinking garlic juice early in the morning will also act as a painkiller and stop your headache within minutes.

• Take a few drops of ghee (clarified butter) on your palm. Mix 3 or 4 pieces of saffron in it, and rub it for two minutes. The saffron does not dissolve in the ghee, but its qualities are absorbed. Remove saffron and put two drops of this ghee in each nostril. Dosage: Follow procedure twice a day.

• Mix 1 tablespoon of milk and half teaspoon of ginger powder and put one or Dosage; two drops in each nostril twice a day.

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