Home Remedy to Relieve Migraine

What you need

Saffron – fine powder – 1 small pinch

Ghee – 1 teaspoon

How to prepare?

Add the small pinch of saffron to a teaspoon of ghee and mix thoroughly.

How to use?
This fine mixture of saffron and ghee (clarified butter) is instilled into each nostril early in the morning, on empty stomach. (Nasya treatment)
Better to do a facial massage with plain sesame oil or Maha Narayana Taila followed by mild hot fomentation with a towel dipped in hot water over the face, before instilling 2 drops of saffron-ghee into each nostril.

After instilling, it is better not to take bath or food for 20 minutes.
Some people may expel mucous from nostrils after this treatment.
As a measure of precaution, it is better to start with one drop to each nostril.
This remedy can be continued for a period of two weeks.

Better to avoid this remedy during cloudy days.
It is best to take up this home remedy after consulting with your Ayurvedic doctor.

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