Over 29.5 million Americans suffer from migraines, as stated by the National Headache Foundation. If you suffer from this illness, you could sometimes feel pain on one or both sides of your head and your pain may intensify with bigger physical activity. In some cases, when the migraine is really strong, some people even vomit.


Some common causes of migraines are stress, fatigue, hormonal changes or foods like peanuts or chocolate. If you want to find out how to naturally prevent migraines rather than using drugs, you ought to try this recipe for homemade ginger ale and see its effect.

A Recipe for homemade ginger ale which relieves migraines

You will need the following ingredients:

  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 cup of grated and  peeled ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of raw honey
  • Sparkling water
  • Juice of 2 limes

Put the water in a bowl and heat it. When the water starts boiling, add the ginger and let it boil gently for 5 minutes. Use a kitchen strainer to strain it. Mix up the ginger water and the sparkling water then add the lime juice and the honey.

What are the health benefits of this amazing drink?

According to Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD, ginger tea is meant to have effect for the time of migraine attacks. It functions as an anti-inflammatory agent. Ginger halts prostagladins which are the chemical messengers that create a slight brain swelling.

Ginger Ale Drink Treats Chronic Migraine, Pain and Inflammation

Since ginger has anti-inflammatory properties it has the ability of reducing muscle pain, migraine and back pain, according to some studies.

Other ways of using ginger in order to relieve the migraine:

–  All you need to do is squash fresh ginger and boil it with water, consume this warm beverage and you will notice that your pain will soothe.

–  Another thing you can do is inhale the steam  of the boiling ginger water and relieve the migraine symptoms.

–  Make a paste by combining powder of dry ginger and warm water, and rub the paste on your forehead.

Note: it is important to consult your doctor in case you decide to treat migraines with the help of natural remedies so as not to postpone the standard care because of the self-treating.

Source: www.healthy-holistic-living.com

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