Migraine Remedies in Homeopathy

A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsating sensation, usually on one side of the head. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities. Homeopathy has a variety of remedies for migraine and I have mentioned a few best remedies below which can help you at some extent.

Symptoms of Migraine –






Visual phenomena

One sided pain

Feel drained

Mood changes

Vision loss

Throbbing pain


Food cravings

Needles sensations

Sensitivity to light

Washed out

Neck stiffness



Head movement

Increased thirst

Difficulty speaking



Frequent yawning

Hearing noises


Uncontrollable jerks


Causes of Migraine –

  • Hormonal changes in women
  • Drinks
  • Stress
  • Sensory stimuli
  • Sleep changes
  • Physical factors
  • Weather changes
  • Medications
  • Foods
  • Food additives


I often get patients who have been taking painkillers or some other allopathic medicines for years together. The migraine has become a part of their life. They learn to live with the migraines. Often it is difficult for them to even imagine that they can be cured of this problem.

Effective are the Homeopathic medicines for migraines. Here I am giving the 7 best homeopathic medicines for migraines, as experience has taught me.

Actaea Racemosa

Migraine, pain like electric shocks here and there. Shooting and throbbing pain in the head after mental worry. Waving sensation or sensation of opening and shutting in the brain. Brain feels too large.

Pain from eyes radiating to the top of the head. Deep seated throbbing and shooting pain in the eyes. Photophobia from artificial light.

Nausea and vomiting caused by pressure on the cervical region after migraine.

Cannabis Indica

Migraine, attack preceded by unusual excitement and loquacity. Throbbing and weight on the occiput. Uremic headache. Headache with flatulence. Involuntary shaking of head.

Throbbing in ears. Noises like boiling water.

Worse, morning; from coffee, liquor and tobacco.

Epiphegus Virginiana

A remedy for sick, neurasthenic and nervous headache, especially in women, brought on or aggravated by exertion, shopping. Pressing pain in the temples, pressing inwards; worse, left side.

Sick headache, coming on when deviating from ordinary pursuits. Headache from nerve tire caused by mental or physical exhaustion, preceded by hunger.

Worse, from working in open air. Better, from sleep.

Iris Versicolor

Frontal headache with nausea (migraine). Scalp feels constricted. Right temples especially affected. Sick headache, worse rest; begins with a blur before the eyes, after relaxing from a mental strain.

Pustular eruptions on the scalp. Sick headaches provides the special therapeutic field for its action.

Worse, in the evening and at night, from rest.

Better, from continuous motion.

Onosmodium Virginianum

A remedy for migraine. Headache from eyestrain and sexual weakness. Dull, heavy, dizzy, pain pressing upward in the occiput. Occipito-frontal pain in the morning on waking, chiefly left sided.

Pain in the temples and mastoid. Marked association of head symptoms with muscular fatigue and weariness, vision blurred.

Worse, from motion, jar and tight clothing.

Better, when undressed, lying down on the back, from cold drinks and eating.

Sanguinaria Canadensis

Migraine worse, right side, sun headache. Periodical sick headache, pain begins in the occiput, spread upwards and settles over the eyes, especially right side. Veins of the temples are distended.

Headache return at climacteric; every 7th day. Pain in back of the head “like a flash of lightening”. Nausea, with salivation.

Worse, sweets, right side, motion, touch.

Better, acids, sleep, darkness.

Scutellaria Laterifolia

Migraine; worse, over the right eye; aching in eyeballs. Explosive headache of school teachers with frequent micturition; headache in front and at the base of brain. Dull, frontal headache.

Nausea, sour eructation associated with migraine.

Nervous sick headache, worse noise, odor, light; better night, sleep.

Advice –

There are many such homeopathic medicines for Migraine that are prescribed taking into consideration every tiny detail of the patient suffering from the disease. Therefore, homeopathic medicines should always be taken under the guidance of an expert homeopathic doctor to get the best possible results. Please do not self-medicate.

Of course it’s important to say that you should always consult your physician in case of serious illness or injury.

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