Homeopathic Medicines For Migraine and Natural Remedies

Dr. Kalindi Soni

Medically reviewed by

Dr. Kalindi Soni


6 min read


Homeopathic medicines are made from a variety of sources, including plants, minerals, and animals. Homeopathic medicines are a safe and effective way to treat migraines.  

Key Takeaways

  • Homeopathy is the best natural and holistic way to treat migraine
  • Migraine pain can be really painful and unbearable without medication
  • Nausea, vomiting, and blurry vision can also be symptoms of migraine

Migraines are quite painful and at times unbearable. Migraine headaches are the most common and the third most frequently reported complaint to health care services. [1] They are often described as spinning sensations and dull throbbing or pulsating pain on one side of the head, spreading to both arms and legs for hours at a time. Migraine is associated with nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. Migraine affects the central nervous system. Several factors can cause migraines, including genetics and environmental factors. When you have a migraine, it can be tough to get through each day. But there are many things you can do to help yourself feel better—and one of them is finding a good homeopathy doctor for your migraines! Several homeopathic medicines for migraine can be effective for migraine.

What is Migraine?

Migraine is a neurological disorder that happens when the blood vessels in one or both sides of the head narrow for more than 24 hours. While it may cause mild symptoms such as fever, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting, migraine headaches are often accompanied by mild to severe pain in the area of the head where an aura occurs.

Homeopathic Medicines For MigraineAdditional Read: Know About Migraine Headaches 

What is Homeopathy Treatment?

Homeopathy is a system of natural healing that uses plant, mineral, and animal substances that have an imitative action on the human body. Besides other chronic issues, patients suffering from migraine can be treated with homeopathic medicine. A homeopathy doctor can help you with some complicated issues. Homeopathic medicine is considered safe and effective for treating migraine headaches. Homeopathy treatment has gone far. Thus, migraine treatment in homeopathy is possible. There are also homeopathic treatments for asthma, acne, and cough and cold 

Homeopathic Medicines for Migraine

Homeopathic treatment for migraines includes a variety of medicines, including Belladonna, Calcarea Carbonica, Mercurius Corrosivus, Hepar Sulphuris and Magnesium Phosphoricum. These are taken three times per day for up to ten days before any medication is required during an attack.


Belladonna is one of the best homeopathic medicines for migraine. If you have a throbbing headache as one of the primary features, then this medicine helps to get eased it. Also, if you are feeling a sense of heaviness in your head. And if the headache gets ugly with exposure to sunray. If you have sudden and violent migraine attacks, you can also opt for Belladonna.

Nux Vomica

Nux Vomica is a powerful homeopathic medicines for migraine and other types of headaches that happen because of gastric-related issues. Migraine can also grow because of constipation, indigestion, or if you have piles. If your migraine forms from these issues or has digestion-related problems, then you can choose Nux Vomica to ease your migraine. You might opt for this medicine to get instant relief if you have a hard time taking junk food, rich food or alcohol.


Glonoinum is one of the effective homeopathic medicines for migraine. This homeopathy medicine is very effective if a migraine headache happens because of head congestion. This medicine is also used to treat the migraine ache that occurs because of exposure to sunlight for a long time.

Sanguinaria Canadensis

Sanguinaria Canadensis can be a practical option if the migraine headache is felt on the right side of your head. The pain that starts at the back of your head and settles over the right eye can be treated with this medicine. The migraine pain that starts in the morning and worsens gradually with time can also be treated with Sanguinaria Canadensis. Women might face migraine after menopause. In that case, this medicine can be used to get relief.


The migraine pain on the left side of our head can be treated with Spigelia. Such migraine pains are called left-sided migraine. You can feel pain in the left temporal area, forehead, and eyes.


This is another effective medicine for migraine pain that happens when physical exhaustion triggers. Sometimes, we might have migraine pain because of excessive stress, from a hectic routine or after shopping. Pressing pain in the temples can be the symptoms of such migraine pain.

Natrum Mur and Cyclamen

Migraine pain due to blurred vision or vision disturbance can be treated with Natrum Mur and Cyclamen. In the case of partial blindness, Natrum Mur is prescribed. On the other hand, Cyclamen is prescribed if it seems like there are floating spots in the eyes.

Natural Remedies For Migraine

Besides depending on medicines, you can also try some natural remedies to get rid of migraine. Have a look at the natural remedies:


A low level of magnesium is associated with migraine. Supplements with magnesium can help to ease migraine.

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2 can reduce the frequency of migraine.


This is one of the old Chinese methods. As per studies, Acupuncture can help you to get rid of migraine.

Essential Oils

Essential oils are very effective when it comes to the issues that are related to our nervous system. Inhaling essential oils like peppermint and lavender oil can ease your migraine pain.

Symptoms of Migraine

  • Most common symptom of migraine is having headaches on one side only
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Blurry vision
  • Seeing flashes of light before eyes
  • Double vision
  • Light or sound sensitivity
  • Confusion
  • Weakness

Types of Migraine

There are several different types of migraine, including:

Common Migraines

These are headaches that occur on fewer than 15 days per month. [2]

Chronic Migraines

These tend to be more severe than common migraines and last for over two months (but less than six months).

Intense Migraine Attacks

These are very painful and can last from hours to days.

Atypical (atypical) Migraine Variants

These include “exploding head syndrome”, an aura where your vision changes suddenly from clear to blurry and bright colors swirl around your field of view; “phantom limb”.

Causes of Migraine

Though the actual reason behind having migraine is not apparent yet, there are several factors like:

Hormonal Imbalance

Estrogen hormone or menopause or pregnancy can trigger migraine. Even sometimes, medicines taken for hormonal imbalance can lead to migraine.

Not Following a Healthy Lifestyle

An unhealthy lifestyle includes less sleep, junk foods, and consumption of alcohol. Having an unhealthy lifestyle can make you end up having migraine.


Age can be one of the common factors. People go through migraines, especially when they are 25 or during adolescence.

Psychological Factors

Factors like stress, anger, and exhaustion can be reasons for migraines.

Special Medications

Some medicines can cause migraine too. Especially medications for hormonal imbalances can lead to migraine as a side effect.

Homeopathic Medicines For MigraineAdditional Read: Migraine Remedies from Ayurveda

If you are suffering from migraine most days, it is a sign of chronic migraine. In such case, homeopathic medicines help reduce the frequency and severity of attacks and also allows us to improve our quality of life. Many people across the globe use natural homeopathic medicine for migraine. Homeopathy is a popular form of treatment within holistic medicine. It has been proven effective in treating many conditions, including headaches and migraines, just not specifically with migraine.

If you need more guidance about homeopathic medicines, get an online doctor consultation from the comfort of your home by visiting Bajaj Finserv Health.

Published on 19 Sep 2022Last updated on 18 Jan 2023
  1. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/headache/how-a-migraine-happens#:~:text=One%20aspect%20of%20migraine%20pain%20theory%20explains%20that,cause%20narrowing%20of%20blood%20vessels%20throughout%20the%20body.
  2. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/headache-disorders\

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Dr. Kalindi Soni

Medically reviewed by

Dr. Kalindi Soni

, BHMS 1 , MD - Homeopathy 3

Dr Kalindi Soni Is Homeopath With An Experience Of More Than 5 Years.She Had Done Her Md In The Same Field.She Is Located In Ahmedabad.


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