In a society that is bombarded by big pharmaceutical companies releasing new drugs on what seems to be a daily basis, it is easy to get caught up in the convenience that over-the-counter drugs offer. However, there is a very large movement that is geared towards natural remedies, therapies, techniques and cures that include essential oils, diet, supplements and non-traditional Western medicine approaches to many common and complex health issues. Perhaps one of the most common ailments that plagues Americans are headaches that are induced by stress and anxiety. There are numerous over-the-counter drugs that provide treatment for headaches but if you are one who is open to trying natural cures for headaches try this recipe for Lavender Lemonade.

Lavender Lemonade Recipe:

1 cup raw honey

12 cups of water

1 drop of lavender essential oil

6 juiced lemons

  • You can add more water or honey to taste.

Research has shown that lavender oil is beneficial for reducing anxiety and lowering heart rate, which both can be factors that contribute to headaches. Lavender helps reduce stress by inducing relaxation, and it possesses properties like anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, detoxifier, hypotensive and sedative. So before you reach for the easy option of over-the-counter drugs, give this simple lemonade recipe a try to help eliminate your stress and anxiety headaches.

However, headaches can be caused by a variety of reasons, and if you think that your headaches stem from a muscular or skeletal issue, you could benefit from seeing a chiropractor. BackFit Health + Spine has just introduced the brand new MiRx Protocol for the treatment of headaches and migraines. With 5 locations throughout the Valley, visit their page on the MiRx Protocol for more information and make sure to fill out the new patient exam special form to schedule your appointment today!