Drink ginger tea to relieve a migraine naturally

Drink ginger tea to relieve a migraine naturally

Are you suffering from migraine attacks? Drink ginger tea to attain quick relief.

Written by Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti |Updated : June 27, 2015 2:57 PM IST

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Migraine is characterized by severe headaches and in some cases, vomiting and nausea. Although these symptoms can be relieved with medication, there are natural remedies that can help beat the symptoms of a migraine. One such safe, easily available and efficient home remedy for quick relief from a migraine is ginger.

What makes ginger effective against a migraine?

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Ginger contains anti-inflammatory compounds that play a key role in combating various symptoms of migraine. These compounds inhibit the synthesis of prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain thereby relieving a headache. Apart from these, ginger acts as a traditional home remedy to stimulate digestion and prevent vomiting, commonly seen in people suffering migraine attacks.

How to use this natural aid?

In order to harness the pain-killing powers of ginger and attain quick relief from a migraine and its symptoms, try drinking ginger tea. Here is how you can prepare it

  • Take a medium piece of ginger, wash and peel it.
  • Now, grate ginger or chop it into few pieces.
  • Add these ginger pieces to a cup of boiling water and steep it for around 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Allow this mixture to cool a little, strain and drink.
  • You can also add honey and lime juice (it s optional).

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