12 Natural Ways to Keep a Headache from Ruining Your Day

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

8. Cayenne

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It may sound strange, but it has been proven that the active ingredient in cayenne, capsaicin, brings about headache relief by depleting Substance P, a neurotransmitter that aids in sending pain impulses. As you use cayenne to treat your headache, it won’t do just to litter your eggs with hot sauce. The best results are achieved when cayenne is applied topically to the nasal passages. To do this, take a small amount of cayenne powder and mix it with warm water. Apply with a moist cotton swab to the inside of each nostril. [viii]