Headache is a pain in any region of the head. Pain could be mild, throbbing or a dull ache. It depends on its type. There are many different factors that cause headaches; whether it’s from stress, lack of sleep, spending too much time in front of the screen, certain type of food or from the genetics. One thing’s for sure that headaches ruin one’s day.
Although headaches are not life-threatening, but they tend to diminish a patient’s quality of life as severely as serious medical conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
According to the medical director of The Headache Clinic; Dr Elliot Shevel,
“A number of peer-reviewed medical studies reveal that people who suffer from regular headache or migraine attacks generally have a worse quality of life than those with diabetes, high blood pressure or osteoarthritis. They have quality of life that is comparable to people with congestive heart failure who have had a recent heart attack,”
“These studies paint an alarming picture of the severity of migraine pain and the impact that it has on a person’s quality of life. An especially disturbing fact is that migraine is most prevalent among people between the ages of 25 and 55, the time of life when most people are at their economic peak and in the midst of raising their families and careers.”
Herbs on the Hill Headache Balm
It’s an all organic headache balm. It has proven to be effective for headaches and migraines in fact, according to some customers; this balm also helps with hangover.
Herbs on the hill company introduced their miraculous products in 2013.
Herbs on the hill headache balm have been manufactured from all the organic products. It is made with peppermint and lavender- herbs that are famous for their inflammatory properties which help in healing a lot of health issues including headache.
How to use Herbs on the Hill Headache Balm?
This balm comes in very handy and is easy to use. Just take a little amount of balm out of it’s magic jar and rub it on the fingers and then massage those fingers onto the pressure point. Acupressure is an ancient healing art that’s based on the traditional Chinese medicine practice of acupuncture. With acupressure, you put pressure on specific points on your body. These points are called acupoints. Pressing these points can help release muscle tension and promote blood circulation. When you massage the balm onto these acupoints;
- Union Valley (He- gu)
Location: The “Union Valley” acupressure point is located between the base of the index finger and the thumb, on the back of your hand.
How to find it: Press around on the fleshy web part of your hand, between your thumb and index finger. You feel where the bone connects the thumb and the index finger? “Union Valley” is right in that crevice next to the bone.
How to massage this acupressure point: Apply the balm and press and massage this point in a circular motion. Slowly increase in the amount of pressure you place on the point. Massage one hand for 3 minutes and switch to the other hand.
- Bamboo Gathering (Zan- zhu)
Location: “Bamboo Gathering” is located on either side of your nose, where the nose bridge meets the brow bone.
How to find it: Run both of your index fingers along either side of your nose up towards your eyebrows. When you reach the brow bone you will feel an intent on both sides. There, you will find “Bamboo Gathering”.
How to massage this acupressure point: Apply small amount of balm on your finger tip and apply firm, steady pressure on both sides for 10-15 seconds. Release and repeat.
- Shoulder Well (Jian- jing)
Location: “Shoulder Well” is located on either side of your shoulder, directly on top of the shoulder at the midpoint between the base of your neck.
How to find it: Imagine there’s an imaginary straight line running from your nipple to the top of your shoulder. At the end of that line is where you will find “Shoulder Well”.
How to massage this acupressure point: You can apply a tiny dot of balm on your thumb to apply firm, steady pressure, or you can use your knuckles to tap this point for 1-2 minutes. Concentrate on the side of the shoulder where you feel greater neck tension and pain in your head.
- Head Corner (Tou- wei)
Location: Like the name suggests, “Head Corner” is located on either corner of the forehead, approximately few inches above the hairline.
How to find it: Draw an imaginary straight line from the outer corner of your eye upwards until you reach your hairline. “Head Corner” is about 1 fingerbreadth above the hairline.
How to massage this acupressure point: apply tiny amount of balm on your finger tips and Massage both corners of your forehead in a circular motion at the same time or rub the corners gently with the base of your thumb.
- Wind Pool (feng- chi)
Location: “Wind Pool” is located on the back of your head, on either side of your neck where it connects with the base of your skull.
How to find it: Tilt your head forward. You should be able to feel a depression right below the skull on either side of your neck. That’s where you’ll find “Wind Pool”.
How to massage this acupressure point: take small amount of balm on the tips of your finger and Massage both sides in a circular motion for 10-15 seconds, and then rub both areas for 10-15 seconds with a downward motion.
From the past eight years, herbs on the hill headache balm have received amazing response and have proven to be effective in healing and reducing the headache and its 15ml balm onlycosts around £6.95.