This tea soothes the nervous system, relaxes an over-anxious mind, calms the spirit, inhibits prostaglandins, is an anti-inflammatory and will help relieve the nausea associated with cluster headaches or migraines.
Lemon Balm has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties and is used as a sedative agent. Scullcap is a nervine, it acts through the cerebrospinal centers and sympathetic nervous system to control most nervous irritations. Migraine sufferers report that Feverfew reduces the number and severity of headaches, as well as alleviates the nausea and vomiting that accompany them. Researchers have actually shown that extracts of Feverfew have a greater effect in inhibiting inflammation and fever than aspirin. Passion Flower has been used primarily as a motor nerve depressant, to lower motor nerve activity. Passion Flower calms nerves that get on edge during periods of female hormonal adjustment. Lavender eliminates nervous tension, relieves pain, disinfects the scalp and skin, enhances blood circulation and treats respiratory problems. Chamomile is a nervine and sedative also helpful for nervousness. It aids in digestion by relaxing and calming the smooth muscle lining of the digestive tract. Ginger is a ‘sialagogue’ whose components promote the flow and secretion of saliva to aid digestion and alleviate nausea. Cardamom maintains the proper functioning of the body’s metabolic activities by stimulating the secretion of various enzymes and hormones.
**Drink ¼ cup every 30 minutes until headache symptoms are gone.
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- ** Drink ¼ cup every 30 minutes until headache symptoms are gone. Ingredients: Lemon Balm Leaf, Skullcap Leaf, Feverfew Leaf, Passionflower Leaf, Lavender Select, Chamomile Flowers, Ginger Root, and Cardamom Powder. HERBAL INFUSION: Bring water to a boil and turn off heat. Add 1 tsp. herb per 1 cup of water. Let sit covered for 10 minutes before straining. Always shake condensation from the lid covering back into the tea. Add honey or lemon to taste. Enjoy hot or iced.