Sometimes the busyness of life can end up in tension headaches, we all get them - Stress, dehydration, sinus pressure, lack of sleep, and muscle tension can all cause your head to feel like it’s splitting and your neck is screaming. Use Tension Relief to help soothe and calm your body and mind, and help melt away headache-related symptoms.
Instructions: Roll onto temples, back of neck, and forehead when symptoms start to arise. Can also cup it into your hands and inhale.
Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita) Is a very effective natural painkiller and muscle relaxant. It also has cooling, invigorating and antispasmodic properties. Peppermint oil is especially helpful in alleviating a tension headache.
Rosemary Leaf/Stem Oil (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Rosemary can relieve both tension headaches and migraines. If you believe that you’re having headaches due to stress, the combination of rosemary and lavender essential oil will also help reduce cortisol levels.
Spearmint Leaf Oil (Mentha Viridis) This oil has a relaxing and cooling effect on the brain, which removes stress on our cognitive center. It helps people to concentrate, and since it is a cephalic substance.
Lavender) Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia) Helps calm and relieves tension.
Basil Oil (Ocimum Basilicum) Helps combat groggy feelings and relax and clear the mind
Roman Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis) Roman Chamomile is soothing and calming. It is slow, gentle, and relaxing.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a medical doctor who is also qualified in clinical aromatherapy.