Best Ayurvedic treatment for Migraine - Alveda


Migraine from the point of view of Ayurveda

Migraine is a neurological disorder that causes intense, pulsing attacks that feel like
headaches. The pulsing pain generally occurs in the forehead, on the one side of the head, or around the eyes. The headache increasingly gets worse.
It is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, numbness, tingling, sensitivity to light
and sound. Migraine symptoms may begin one to two days before the headache
Migraine attacks can last from 4-72 hours and the pain can be severe. The length and intensity of these phases can occur to different degrees in different people.
There are types of migraine:
classical migraines,
common migraines,
chronic migraine,
menstrual migraine.
Migraine in Ayurveda is called Ardhavabedhaka.
According to Ayurveda, Vata and Pitta doshas increase in migraines. Often migraine is associated with a previous history of acidity, digestive problems.

How Ayurvedic doctors treat migraine

Ayurveda treatment for migraine include body detoxification, intake of herbal remedies, dietary and lifestyle changes and relaxation techniques as Yoga and Pranayama.
Panchakarma therapy is meant to detoxify, or purify the body. To remove toxins contributing to your migraine is a very effective and important factor. Examples of purification treatments include: pouring medicated oil into the nose (Nasya karma), whole body oil massage (Abyangam or other), eating medicated ghee, sweating therapy (Swedana), Samshodhana, Kaya virechana (therapeutic purgation). Panchakarma therapies also involve lifestyle changes to promote overall wellness.
Yoga is an ancient practice that brings together mind and body. It incorporates various breathing techniques and poses to promote relaxation. By calming mind and body, yoga helps ease stress and anxiety and may also reduce sensitivity to pain, including migraine pain.
Please make an appointment with our Ayurvedic doctor to start your migraine treatment.
If you had tried natural treatment methods, but it didn’t help to cure migraine, it means something was done wrong. An Ayurvedic doctor can help you decide which methods are right for you.
Young businesswoman with headache touching her head while sitting in front of computer monitor by her workplace at night

Tips for effective Ayurvedic treatment of migraine

  • Eat healthy
  • Regular exercise helps your body releases endorphins, which are natural pain relievers
  • Relaxation techniques use the link between your mind and body to help reduce stress and tension
  • Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce migraine symptoms
  • Use rosemary, lavender, and jasmine essential oils for inhalation and massage
  • Use sesame oil as nasal drops
  • Add crushed nutmeg powder into water and massage on your forehead

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