Natural Remedies to Get Through the Day
March 6, 2017
Sometimes pain can come unexpectedly during the school day and going to the nurse is not always an option due to an important lesson or test in class. Many girls have discovered natural ways to relieve themselves in order to get through their classes:
There are many reasons for headaches, from dehydration to lack of sleep. There are six easy ways in which one can naturally cure any kind of headache:
- Drink a lot of water.
- Orange tea
- Peppermint tea
- Breathing in through the nose out through the mouth.
- Vicks massaged on the temples of head
Sophomore Rebekah Eicholtz says, “I am really active so sometimes I am not drinking enough water and I am sweating a lot. I’ll usually have one when I wake up so during the school day I’ll have to make sure that I am constantly drinking water to make up for it the day before.”
At an all girls school there are many things students find in common, one of them being cramps. As much as over the counter pain medication can do the trick, they don’t always work in time. Two things to avoid when fighting cramps are caffeine and sugar. Instead, grab a banana or anything high in potassium.
Audrey Diaz suggest laying in a yoga’s childs, or puppy, pose to help with the pain.
When it comes to uncomfortable stomach aches, the two things that have been said to help treat irritation are ginger ale, served hot or cold, or ginger tea. When it comes to the stomach, the more natural the healing technique, the more beneficial it is. Some people have a sensitive stomachs and medication can be too harsh which makes natural remedies even more convenient. Depending on the cause of the stomach ache, the B.R.A.T (banana, rice, applesauce, and toast) diet can help ensure that the stomach can settle.
Acupuncture, peppermint tea, and ginger tea have been the top natural remedies for nausea. If pressure is applied to a spot below the wrist for five minutes it can help ease some of the feeling.
Although most of the natural supplies to heal any sort of pain involves substances that may be unobtainable during the day, it is helpful to keep tea bags in a lunchbox or book bag. The water machines throughout the school contain hot water and can be an easy way to create whatever tea for those abrupt situations.