If you have a strong headache that just won’t go away, here is a natural recipe that will relieve you from the pain in as little as 20 minutes.
First you’ll need some gauze or a fine cotton fabric that you will use to wrap up the ingredients and press against your head. The gauze should be folded in 8 layers and then and pressed against your forehead.
What goes inside the gauze?
Dissolve 2 level teaspoons of salt in 250 ml(8.5 oz) of hot water (60-70°C). You get a 8% salt solution.
Wash your forehead, ears and neck with some warm water. Soak the gauzes in the salt solution, squeeze out the excess and apply the compresses on your forehead, neck and around the ears. It is better if you lay down while the compresses do their job.
Even if you feel a relief soon, keep the gauze on your forehead a little longer. Lay for another 20 minutes. After you remove the compresses, rinse your neck, ears and forehead.
Headaches are often caused by the food you eat, like diet soda, alcohol and others.
High salt intake often causes swelling and high blood pressure, but salt compresses have the opposite effect. They affect your health condition through the skin and stimulate the elimination of excess fluids from the body. You can treat swollen feet in the similar way.