Versatile Ayurvedic Approaches for Treating Migraine: A Review


  • Nisha Department of Shalakya Tantra, Govt. Ayurvedic college, Rewa (M.P), India
  • Lokesh Department of Kaumarbhritya, Govt. Ayurved College, Rewa (M.P), India


Migraine is described as Ardhaavabhedhaka in Ayurvedic classics. Migraine is the second most common cause of headache. In Ayurvedic Classics various procedures had been explained for treating Migraine. These therapies offer significant preventive measures of Migraine. As per Ayurveda Nasya is the best procedure to manage the migraine. Migraine headache attacks may be triggered by; allergic reactions, bright lights, loud noises, odors or perfumes, physical or emotional stress, changes in sleep patterns, smoking or exposure to smoke, skipping meals and alcohol. Ayurveda suggest various other approaches for the treatment of migraine including; yoga, healthy life style and utilization of herbal remedies. This article presents some conceptual approaches of ayurveda for the treatment of migraine.


Migraine, Ayurveda, Ardhaavabhedhaka, Tridosha


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Nisha, and Lokesh. “Versatile Ayurvedic Approaches for Treating Migraine: A Review”. Journal of Innovations in Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 68-71,



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