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5 Soothing Herbal Teas to Nix Headaches and Migraines


Getting a headache or migraine can really impact your day and most of us will do anything we can to get rid of it. But did you know that there are certain herbal teas you can drink for headaches? Alongside other pain treatment methods, it can help provide relief when you’re really suffering.

To help you get rid of any nasty headaches, we’ve rounded up the top herbal teas to try. So grab your teapot and get brewing!

Chamomile Tea

This herbal tea helps to reduce anxiety and stress while reducing inflammation which can cause headache pain.

Buy: Taylors of Harrogate Organic Chamomile Herbal Tea (Buy on Amazon, $5.25)

Peppermint Tea

Not only a refreshing beverage, peppermint tea is also said to be good for treating tension-type headaches.

Buy: Twinings of London Pure Peppermint Herbal Tea Bags (Buy on Amazon, $3.26)

Turmeric Tea

Although it might not be to everyone’s taste, curcumin, an active ingredient in turmeric and is believed to help to mitigate migraine and headache pain.

Buy: Swanson Turmeric Tea (Buy on Amazon, $8.70)

Ginger Tea

If you’re feeling nausea which can happen with migraines, try sipping some ginger tea when your headache first starts to soothe the pain and reduce the sickness.

Buy: Traditional Medicinals Organic Ginger Herbal Supplement Tea (Buy at Walmart, $4.76)

Lavender Tea

A great one to drink before you go to bed, lavender is a herb that has been used in many herbal medicine remedies assisting the treatment of anxiety and headaches. (Click through to see how lavender can ease heat-induced headaches.)

Buy: Buddha Teas Organic Lavender Tea (Buy on Amazon, $8.75)

Should I steer clear of caffeine?

Although many people and even studies find that caffeine can actually help to ease headaches, caffeine can also cause headaches or make them worse which is why we’d recommend opting for herbal teas that do not have caffeine in, just in case.

This article originally appeared on our sister site, Yours.

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