Natural remedies for common ailments, such as headaches and insomnia.

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Headaches, insomnia, and other common ailments can be painful and disruptive. Fortunately, there are natural remedies that can help you feel better.


Headaches are a common ailment, affecting up to 80% of the population at some point in their lives. They can be caused by a number of things, including stress, dehydration or poor sleep. While many people turn to over-the-counter medications for relief from headaches, there are also natural remedies that can help relieve the pain and discomfort of headaches without side effects.

Natural remedies for headaches include ginger (which helps reduce inflammation), aspirin (an anti-inflammatory), caffeine (for its painkilling properties) and lavender oil applied topically near where you feel your headache is located; chamomile tea with honey; peppermint essential oil massaged into temples during an attack; rubbing rosemary leaves on forehead when experiencing nausea associated with migraines


If you’re having trouble sleeping, try these tips:

  • Get enough sleep. The National Sleep Foundation recommends seven to nine hours for adults. If you’re not getting enough rest at night, it can be difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep throughout the night.
  • Meditate before bedtime or take a warm bath with lavender essential oil added to relax your mind and body before bedtime.
  • Use a white noise machine (like this one) if there’s too much noise outside your bedroom window keeping you awake at night. White noise helps drown out noises that may keep you awake so that they don’t become as distracting as they would otherwise be if they were louder than they actually are in reality!

Natural remedies can help you feel better.

Natural remedies are a great way to treat common ailments, including headaches and insomnia.

Headaches can be caused by a number of things including stress, dehydration or poor diet. When you have a headache you don’t want to take painkillers as they can cause side effects such as nausea, dizziness and drowsiness. Instead try one of these natural remedies:

  • Chamomile tea – drink two cups per day (afternoon/evening). The chamomile helps relieve tension in the muscles around your eyes which will reduce pressure on the head causing pain. It also has anti-inflammatory properties so it will reduce swelling if there is any associated with your headache.* Peppermint essential oil – apply 4 drops behind each ear lobe every hour until symptoms subside


The natural remedies we’ve talked about here are just a few of the many options available. Whether you’re looking for a way to feel better or just want to learn more about natural medicine, it’s important that you do your research before trying any new treatment method. Ask your doctor if there are any risks associated with trying out these treatments at home and make sure they know all of your current medications so they can monitor any interactions between them and their effects on health (or lack thereof).

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