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Headache - General
Headache, General

What is headache?

Pain in the head is called a headache.


Poor eyesight, fatigue, cold, cough, fever and injury.


It can be a throbbing pain between the eyes or pain in the head, sometimes nausea and dizziness.

Remedy (Nuskhe)

  • Peel and core a ripe apple.  Eat with a little salt every morning on an empty stomach.  Continue for a week.  This yields good results even in case of chronic headaches.
  • Roast some ajwain dry on a tawa.  Tie it in a muslin bag and sniff frequently.
  • Make a paste of 2-3 powdered cloves (laung) and salt.  Apply this paste on the forehead.
  • A paste made of dry ginger (saunth) with a little water or milk when applied to the forehead also gives relief.
  • Mix 1 teaspoon finely ground cinnamom (dalchini) in 1 teaspoon water and apply on the forehead.  It is very effective in headache due to exposure to cold air.
  • Crush an onion and apply the paste on the head.
  • Tulsi tea:  Mix 8-10 basil (tulsi) leaves, ½" piece ginger (adrak), 7 black pepper corns (sabut kali mirch) powdered coarsely in 1 large cup (200 ml) water.  Boil for 2 minutes.  Remove from heat, cover and keep for 2-3 minutes.  Strain, add boiled milk, sugar and drink warm.  Lie down covering yourself with a sheet for 5-10 minutes.  It is very helpful in headaches, cold, indigestion.  Drink 2-3 times a day.  For children reduce quantity to half.


Remedy (Nuskhe)

  • Mix 1 teaspoon finely ground cinnamom (dalchini) in 1 teaspoon water and apply on the affected parts.
  • Follow the simple Chinese acupressure technique and say goodbye to those nasty headaches.  This can be done anywhere and at any time.  Place your thumb on the web of skin between the thumb and index finger of your other palm and apply pressure for about two minutes.  Repeat on the other hand.  However, the Chinese acupressure massage is not recommended for pregnant women.


Remedy (Nuskhe)

  • Mix 1 teaspoon each of the following powders and store:  camphor (kapoor), nutmeg (jaiphal), cardamom (chhoti illaichi) and clove (laung).  Take 2 pinches with warm water.
  • Powder equal quantities of liquorice (mulethi) and cumin (jeera).  Take ¼ teaspoon every day along with 1 teaspoon honey for a month.
  • For half-head ache, grind together 1 onion and 3-4 peppercorns (kali mirch) in a little water, strain to get juice.  Put a few drops juice in the nostril opposite to the side of the head ache.
  • Any kind of headache or even migraine can be relieved by ice packs.  Place a few ice cubes in a polythene bag and apply this on the forehead and temples to ease the pain (avoid in winter).
  • In case of headache mix 1 teaspoon dry ginger (saunth) with 2 tablespoon water to a paste.  Apply on the forehead to provide quick relief.
  • Make a paste of 1" stick cinnamom (dalchini), 4-5 peppercorns (sabut kali mirch), ½" piece of ginger (adrak) and 4 teaspoons of powdered dried ginger (saunth).  Apply this thinly on the forehead.  Rest and relax allowing it to dry.  Then remove by washing off.