Teas Good for
Written by Sneha
Headaches can disrupt your life significantly, especially if it is chronic. Is there a possible homeopathic remedy to help? We've got you covered with the best herbal teas for headaches.
Willow bark has salicin and is rich in antioxidants, indirectly providing some analgesic activity with its anti-inflammatory properties.
Willow Bark Tea
You can benefit from lavender’s analgesic effect by drinking it as a tea. It is said to help decrease pain intensity, helping you through migraine episodes.
A study found that ginger is as effective in treating acute migraine episodes as sumatriptan (anti-migraine drug). A good thing, as ginger will have fewer side effects in comparison.
A study concluded that citron syrup (used to make citron tea) effectively prevents migraine episodes as propranolol, a beta-blocker often prescribed for chronic migraines.
Feverfew, also known as chrysanthemum, may help manage migraine-associated nausea, making it an excellent tea to have in your arsenal.
A regular cup of black, green, or white tea can be effective for headaches because of its caffeine content. Caffeine is a mild analgesic that can also increase the potency of acetaminophen when taken together.
Teas for headaches, although soothing are just one leg in a self-care regime.
It is essential to know what causes your headaches, especially if chronic. Consult your doctor for a proper diagnosis.
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