Anti-Headache Essential Oils

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This week’s essential oil class is on anti-headache essential oils. Below you will find class recordings and all of the materials you need to make your own family-friendly anti-headache essential oil blend.

Our Google Hangouts Class (embedded from our YouTube channel)

What are anti-headache essential oils?

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Best essential oils for headache, migraine, tension

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  • Bergamot – Using more than topical max can cause phototoxic reactions such as redness, irritation, pigmentation changes, edema, or blistering with exposure to the sun. BGF is not phototoxic
  • Chamomile (German) – Avoid if using drugs metabolized by CYP2D6
  • Cinnamon Bark – Avoid if pregnant. Using more than topical max (0.1%) can cause irritation or sensitization. Avoid using if taking aspirin, have bleeding disorders, are taking medications, and before or after surgery.
  • Clove –  Using more than topical max (0.5%) can cause irritation or sensitization. Avoid using if taking aspirin, have bleeding disorders, are taking medications, and before or after surgery.
  • Eucalyptus –  Using more than topical max (20%) can cause irritation or sensitization. Avoid using with children under age 10 due to potential respiratory distress.
  • Jasmine – Using more than topical max (0.7%) can cause irritation or sensitization.
  • Lemon –  Using more than topical max (2%) can cause phototoxic reactions such as redness, irritation, pigmentation changes, edema, or blistering with exposure to the sun. (steam distilled is not phototoxic)
  • Lime –  Using more than topical max (0.7%)can cause phototoxic reactions such as redness, irritation, pigmentation changes, edema, or blistering with exposure to the sun. (steam distilled is not phototoxic)
  • Peppermint –  Using more than topical max (5.4%) can cause irritation or sensitization. Avoid using if you have a G6PD deficiency. Use with caution if you have cholestasis or GERD. *May cause milk supply to decrease if used liberally.
  • Petitgrain – Using more than topical max (0.4%) can cause irritation or sensitization.
  • Rose – Using more than topical max (0.6% Rosa damascena; 2.5% Rosa centifolia) can cause irritation or sensitization.
  • Spearmint – Using more than topical max (1.7%) can cause irritation or sensitization.
  • Wintergreen – Using more than topical max (2.4%) can cause irritation or sensitization. Avoid using if taking aspirin or blood thinners, have bleeding disorders, salicylate sensitivity, ADD/ADHD, before or after surgery. Use with caution if you have GERD.
  • Ylang Ylang –  Using more than topical max (0.8%) can cause irritation or sensitization. Avoid using on hypersensitive, diseased, damaged skin.

Migraine Melter – master blend

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Throb Stopper

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Making an anti-headache inhaler

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Making an anti-headache lotion

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Making an anti-headache roller bottle

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Lea Jacobson is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist Scholar's Program graduate from Aromahead Institute. This website is home to educational advice and empowering information about using essential oils safely. The Using Essential Oils Safely facebook group founded and run by Lea and her team has over 140,000 members and hundreds of new members joining each week. Lea is the author of her bestseller Essential Oil Profiles (available as a full color print book as well as an ebook). Based off the information in the popular Top 60 Essential Oils APP, the print version has sold out in days each time it's been offered. Other books by Lea: The TRUTH About Essential Oil Safety, and the Hydrosols Quick Start Guide.

Lea is the creator of Safe Essential Oil Labels, designed to wrap around any size or brand bottle, as well as apps for essential oils and carriers, and hydrosols.

You can find FREE classes here: Free Essential Oil Classes, and sign up for the Using Essential Oils Safely BASICS course Lea teaches where you can earn your "Essential Oil Safety Advocate" title.

Lea is Professional level member of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists and received her herbalist certification through The Herbal Academy of New England.

Businesses, groups, and individuals can hire Lea to consult on safety, product formulation, and more on her website Lea Jacobson CCA.

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