Herbs for migraine headaches target hormonal and mineral imbalances in the body.
Because many people associate the migraines with hormonal issues such as premenstrual tension or effects of the contraceptive pill, taking a supplement that can balance hormones and regulate estrogens levels may help migraine sufferers.
Some minerals can help with migraines including magnesium and other trace minerals. Migraine headaches occur when blood vessels in the brain spasm and constrict causing them to dilate. They expand and occupy more area in the brain cavity which activates nearby pain receptors. There is some well founded speculation that an imbalance of mineral stores in the body can lead to spamming of blood vessels. Magnesium can play an important role in preventing muscle and blood vessel spasms thus reducing occurrences of migraines. Magnesium also effects neurotransmitter production in receptors and has an anti-inflammatory effect on cell membranes. Taking a regular course of trace minerals including magnesium can have a very positive effect reducing or in many cases preventing migraines.http://metadrin.com/herbal-migraine-relief/