First, some background: I get frequent headaches. And I go through a bottle of Ibuprofin on a fairly regular basis. I definitely don’t like taking that much Ibuprofin, but the alternative is usually to sit suffering at my desk. So, I take the darn things.
So when Michelle over at Aromatic Health asked if I’d be interested in doing a product review of her natural care products, I jumped at the chance because she offered a natural headache balm.
Now to be honest, I really didn’t think it was going to work. I’m definitely a skeptic when it comes to headache remedies, because it seems as if I’ve tried them all. Usually it’s just a disappointment.
But I’m happy to say I was dead wrong about Headbalm. This stuff is amazing, not only because it’s 100% natural, but because it works.
Aromatic Health’s Headbalm
Headbalm contains only essential oils. These essentials oils are known to relieve headaches. The balm contains:
It’s vegan, cruelty-free, and 100% non-toxic. Michelle is also a signer of The Compact for Safe Cosmetics, which means you won’t find any chemicals or dangerous substances in her products.
Applying the Headbalm
On Michelle’s site it says to apply the Headbalm to the nape of the neck and to the temples. I found it actually worked best if I put it right under my nose.
Now, my headache did not magically disappear as soon as I started smelling the essential oils. It won’t do that even with Ibuprofrin. But it did start to fade away, sometimes quite quickly.
I’ve used the Headbalm through six headaches now. Four of those headaches were dispelled thanks to the Headbalm. The other two weren’t, but I got both of those after an intense run, and I think they were due to dehydration.
Usually I have to apply the Headbalm 3-4 times under my nose and on my temples before the headache is completely gone.I’d estimate that it takes around 30-45 minutes for my headache to completely go away. But again, that’s about what it takes with Ibuprofrin. And, using the Headbalm is much safer for my body (and much more pleasant!)
If you have frequent headaches I’d highly recommend you check out Michelle’s Headbalm. I can’t say that it will work for everyone, but I can say that it worked for me. I keep it in my purse all the time now, and am really grateful that I have it on-hand. The fragrance is wonderful, and it’s really nice to smell it constantly when my head is pounding.
Yep, There’s A Giveaway Too!
Michelle has very kindly offered to sponsor a giveaway for everyone. Yahoo!
Here’s how it works…
The contest will run from today (Tuesday) until midnight on Saturday, May 1.
To enter, head over to Michelle’s site, Aromatic Health. Take a look at her products, and decide what you’d like most to win. Choose carefully! Your choice is what you’ll get should you win.
She has wonderful products like belly butter (for pregnant bellies), citrus body scrubs, anti-nausea essential oils, organic massage oils, and much more. Many products are geared towards pregnant/nursing mothers, and children.
Then, come back over here and leave a comment, letting me know what you’d like to win. Monday morning I’ll use Random.org to draw a winner!
Make sure, when you leave your comment, that you enter a valid email address; this is how I’ll be contacting you if you win!
Good luck to everyone, and have fun picking!
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