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Pain Relievers

Posted by on Jan. 7, 2013 at 2:36 PM
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I have found that I can not take over the counter pain medicine anymore.  Sadly, I guess I have taken it too much and it hurts my stomach.  The other couple of days I had the absolute worst sinus headache and really needed something ASAP before it turned migraine.   

What is your headache or body pain remedy?

by on Jan. 7, 2013 at 2:36 PM
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cemcnair
by Courtney on Jan. 7, 2013 at 3:22 PM
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I take about a tablespoon of olive oil and add three drops of lavender eo and three drops of peppermint eo. Apply to temples and neck!
Also, if your sinuses are blocked, a neti pot (with sterilized water) works wonders.
Feel better!
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Chillisarah
by Hippie Bombshell on Jan. 7, 2013 at 6:53 PM


Quoting cemcnair:

I take about a tablespoon of olive oil and add three drops of lavender eo and three drops of peppermint eo. Apply to temples and neck!
Also, if your sinuses are blocked, a neti pot (with sterilized water) works wonders.
Feel better!

I somtimes get sinus headaches too. Thanks for the tip!

ameraznkimko
by on Jan. 8, 2013 at 10:17 AM
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I don't use OTC medications anymore..I use essential oils for pain relief...peppermint oil on my temples and my neck for my headaches..a blend called M-Grain for migraines..I massage my temples with it and lay down and it works amazingly.
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cemcnair
by Courtney on Jan. 8, 2013 at 11:31 AM
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I'm telling you, that headache rub works better than most OTC meds anyway!

Quoting Chillisarah:


Quoting cemcnair:

I take about a tablespoon of olive oil and add three drops of lavender eo and three drops of peppermint eo. Apply to temples and neck!

Also, if your sinuses are blocked, a neti pot (with sterilized water) works wonders.

Feel better!

I somtimes get sinus headaches too. Thanks for the tip!

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Momforhealth
by on Jan. 8, 2013 at 11:50 AM
Does anyone know anything about willow?
I have discovered that ginger root is comparable to ibuprofen for arthritic pain. I bought some for something else and realized my pain was gone. I researched it and it's true. Now I shred up some of th he root and simmer strain and drink in a tea. Have not tried for headache pain. ibprofen...was fast and easy to grab.
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Momforhealth
by on Jan. 8, 2013 at 11:56 AM
Where do I find MGrain? I had a pain rub that usually works but this time it was not working. I will also spray lavender around. Thank you.

Quoting ameraznkimko:

I don't use OTC medications anymore..I use essential oils for pain relief...peppermint oil on my temples and my neck for my headaches..a blend called M-Grain for migraines..I massage my temples with it and lay down and it works amazingly.
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Momforhealth
by on Jan. 8, 2013 at 11:59 AM
I love neti pots. They really work!
Thanks. I will try this too. I have a rub that usually works but I will try the oils this way next time.


Quoting cemcnair:

I take about a tablespoon of olive oil and add three drops of lavender eo and three drops of peppermint eo. Apply to temples and neck!

Also, if your sinuses are blocked, a neti pot (with sterilized water) works wonders.

Feel better!
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cemcnair
by Courtney on Jan. 8, 2013 at 12:20 PM
Very nice tip!
I have not heard of willow for headaches, but for skin ailments.


Quoting Momforhealth:

Does anyone know anything about willow?

I have discovered that ginger root is comparable to ibuprofen for arthritic pain. I bought some for something else and realized my pain was gone. I researched it and it's true. Now I shred up some of th he root and simmer strain and drink in a tea. Have not tried for headache pain. ibprofen...was fast and easy to grab.

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meitaljames
by on Jan. 9, 2013 at 4:09 AM

For body pain (muscles, joints etc) I always use red light therapy, which is natural and amazing (http://www.light-therapy-reviews.net/light-therapy-for-pain/).

As for headaches caused by sinus congestion, I boil some ginger root in water and breathe the steam for a few minutes, it's an instant relief.

Hope this helps.

mamabear0791
by on Jan. 9, 2013 at 10:04 AM

For migraines, I use feverfew. I take it in capsule form, and very seldom have them now. I did research before I started using it, and checked with my PCP to make sure it wouldn't interfere with the allergy list. It also seems ot help with sinus headaches, as well.

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