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Dealing with a migraine is no fun. I’ve had a few in my life, more lately unfortunately. Pretty sure its related to the amount of time that I spend staring at my laptop screen.
While I love my work and blogging, there are times where its a little too much and can trigger a migraine. When this happens I reach for the handy dandy Migraine Relief Roller I absolutely love and keep on hand to try and nip the building pain in the bud.
Works fast and helps me with my headache pain in a way that other headache relief
DIY Essential Oils Migraine Relief Roller Recipe:
Supplies you’ll need:
- 1 tablespoon Vitamin E oil
- 5-10 drops helichrysum essential oil*
- 5-10 drops eucalyptus essential oil*
- 5-10 drops frankincense essential oil*
- 5-10 drops copaiba essential oil*
- 5-10 drops lavender essential oil*
- Roller ball container (I love this set!)
Optional: swap out the Vitamin E oil with coconut oil or the lavender oil for peppermint oils. They’ll also work to relieve headaches and provide pain relief, if you’re just looking for a different combination.
*I use Young Living Essential Oils for all my essential oil DIY’s. You can check out my YL page here for more details 🙂 I’m always learning new things about just how amazing essential oils are, but I am far from an expert and am not here trying to dispense advice for health problems–just sharing my natural remedies for tension headaches I have so frequently. I am happy to share what I know with my readers, but always encourage you to do your own research!
DIY Essential Oils Migraine Relief Roller Instructions:
In a small mixing bowl, add Vitamin E oil.
Add helichrysum essential oil (This oil has analgesic qualities and anti-inflammatory properties. It can soothe nerves, alleviate spasms or nerve issues like twitching. I get tense muscles that can spasm or twitch at my temples. This is helpful!)
Add eucalyptus essential oil (If your migraine is due to sinus issues, this oil can help relieve sinus pressure. It can also lift your mood and promote emotional balance)
Add frankincense essential oil (This oil can help reduce the swelling of the blood vessels and aid in the reduction of the pain of a migraine)
Add copaiba essential oil (This oil has been shown to help reduce pain and loosen muscles and even ease the discomfort of headaches and migraines)
Add lavender essential oil (Because many migraines can be stress related, lavender will help relax and calm you and can help you get to sleep)
Whisk everything together.
Using a dropper, add mixture to roller container. Top with ball and lid.
Roll on temples and/or forehead or use them in a diffuser to relieve migraine pain.
You can use this image to create a sticker label for your roller ball. Just right click to save the png and then you are able to print as needed.
I keep one Migraine Relief Roller in my desk and another in my purse so that I’m never without them! If you’re prone to migraines or know someone that is, whip up a few of these to keep around the house or gift!
If you love this essential oil blend for migraines, be sure to pin it to your favorite remedies board on Pinterest so you can find it fast the next time you need to refill your roller ball!
And be sure to take a picture of your migraine relief roller to pop on the end of that pin–so you can share it if it’s working for you, too!