Almost each one of us has suffered from a throbbing headache and desperately wanted to grab something over the counter to ease the pain. Those medications can be dangerous and also not effective, so why not try something natural for relief.
An all-natural remedy offers many benefits and it is worth trying and that’s why we recommend you this easy balm. It is a great way to relax and reduce pain without the worry of ingesting chemical substances that can cause severe side-effects.
This soothing balm is based on three ingredients: shea butter, beeswax, and coconut oil. It can be applied topically to your temples and back on the neck.
It contains healing essential oils and these are the benefits they offer:
Peppermint is a natural pain killer and muscle relaxant. This aromatic oil helps reduce inflammation and headaches provoked by tension.
If you want to relax, a slight whiff of lavender is all you need. Lavender oil is a very helpful addition to this balm and a safe and natural way to manage migraine headaches.
TEA TREE OIL
This oil has therapeutic properties and it is commonly used to treat scrapes, burns, and abrasions due to its powerful anti-inflammatory properties. It can help reduce pain and swelling associated with all types of headaches.
Known for its ability to reduce congestion and pain. Moreover, it works perfectly with lavender and peppermint to reduce stress and tension.
- 3 tbsp shea butter
- 3 tbsp beeswax
- 3 tbsp coconut oil
- 20 drops peppermint essential oil
- 15 drops lavender essential oil
- 15 drops tea tree essential oil
- 5 drops eucalyptus essential oil
Equipment: small containers with a lid.
Prepare the containers and set aside. Then, measure the shea butter, beeswax, and coconut oils. Put the oils in a microwavable glass bowl and heat until completely melted. Then, let it cool and add the essential oils. Pour the mix into your containers and place them in the refrigerator to harden the mix.
Usage: Rub a small amount into the temples, onto your forehead or the back of your neck.