Help soothe a headache with this simple DIY Headache Balm made with coconut oil, peppermint, lavender and frankincense essential oils.
- Melt coconut oil in a double boiler over medium heat. Remove from heat and stir in essential oils. Pour into a container. Let sit for an hour to cool before covering.
Besides the coconut oil, you’ll peppermint essential oil, Frankincense essential oil and lavender essential oil. Peppermint essential oil is the star and is used in a lot of headache formulas. Lavender is known to calm and soothe while Frankincense promotes relaxation.
Basically all you need to do is melted the coconut oil and stir in the essential oils. Wait for it to harden up so it’s not a liquid and rub on your sore temples or the back of your neck. Be careful to not get any in your eyes.
You may be tempted to put it in the fridge. I tried that and it was too hard to use. Room temperature is best so it’s soft and easy to apply.
Headaches suck and I’m always looking for easy ways to take the pain down a notch or two.
What do you normally take when you get a headache?
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