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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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