Reduce tension headaches with peppermint oil
If you suffer from headaches, peppermint oil can be very soothing and uplifting. You can either diffuse it in the air around you or apply it with a carrier oil such as fractionated coconut oil to the temples and to the base of your skull.
What You'll Need
- Place a couple of drops of a good quality peppermint oil into a carrier oil
- Using your fingers massage gently into the back of your head and your temples, being careful of the eyes
- The combination of gentle massage and the soothing peppermint oil will refresh and help reduce tension related headaches
What You'll Do
Tips & Warnings
- Be careful of using oils if your skin is overly sensitive. Always dilute with a carrier oil and carry out a skin test first if you are unsure.
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