When there is ache in the half portion of the head, it is called hemicrania or migraine.

Name in different languages:

English       :        Hemicrania

Hindi           :        Aadha kapal, aadhasisi

Arabic         :       Aadha kapali nurar vish

Bengali       :       Aadha kapali

Gujrati         :       Aadha sisi

Kannada     :       Aretele novu

Malayalam :        Aurcheni kuttu

Marathi       :        Aradh sisi

Oriya          :        Adha kapali

Tamil          :        Otrayaththlaeivali

Telugu        :        Artala noppi

Cause:

        The causes of hemicrania are physical or mental exhaustion, excessive rage, anxiety, tired eyes, emotionalism, indigestion, allergy after drinking beverages and others. Patients of spermathorrhoea and diabetes can become the victim of this disease.

Symptoms:

        Patient of this disease suffers from such symptoms as giddiness after waking up in the morning and the patient of this disease feels darkness before his eyes. Sensation of cold, anorexia, nauseate, vomiting and others are the symptoms of this disease. Face of the patient becomes pale in this disease and gloominess prevails over him.

Meals and abstinences:

  • The patient of this disease should take 70 percent fruits, vegetables, sprouted pulses and 30 percent corns in his diet. This formula proves very beneficial in this disease.
  • Stale meal, packaged foodstuff, fried non-veg meal, sweet and spiced meal should not take in this disease.
  • The patient should not take meal in late hours.
  • The patient should not take such meal that has starch, protein and oil in rich quantity.
  • Do not take wine while having meal.
  • The patient should not take tea, coffee, chocolate, kokoa and alcohol. Smoking is also prohibited in this disease.

Treatment of disease by different medicines:

1. Garlic :

  • Extract juice by grinding 30 grams garlic pods and mix half-gram asafetida in it. Pour 1-1 drop of this mixture in the nostrils. Its use ends hemicrania and the patient feels no giddiness.
  • Hemicrania vanishes by pouring garlic juice in the nostrils.

2. Soap nut :

  • Immerse soap nut bark in water and filter in the morning after crushing. Pour this mixture into nostrils drop after drop. Hemicrania disappear by its use
  • The patient of this disease becomes well soon only by smelling the powder of soap nut.

3. Milk:

  • The patient becomes free from hemicrania by eating jalebi with milk before sun rising.
  • Hemicrania ends by taking thickened milk mixing with sugar.
  • Mix edipta Alba juice in goat milk each 50 grams altogether and keep in the sun for heating. Thereafter, mix 5 grams black pepper powder in it and apply on the head. Its use ends hemicrania.

4. Curd : The patient of hemicrania should take cooked rice mixing with curd. This preparation should be taken before sun rising in the morning.

5. Calatropis giagantea: If the patient has been suffering from hemicrania, he should take two spongy cakes by dropping two drops of Calatropis giagantea milk.

6. Emetic nut: Grind emetic nut and sugar candy each in equal quantity with cow’s urine. Take its smell through nose before sun rising. Its use treats hemicrania.

7. Carrot: Apply ghee on the carrot leaves and thereafter extract juice after grinding them. Pour 2-2 drops this oil into the nostrils. This medicine is very useful medicine for the treatment of hemicrania.

8. Grapes: Drink half cup of grape juice before sun rising regularly; it ends hemicrania.

9. Black five leaved chaste: Heat a little the juice of black five leaved chaste leaves and pour 2-2 drops into the ear. Its use provides relief in this disease.

10. Sesame:

  • Grind 2 grams sesame and 5 grams Indian babereng with water and apply on the head. Its use ends hemicrania.
  • Grind black sesame, almond, raw turmeric and Indian goose berry each 10 grams. Apply this paste on the head. It is a very efficacious treatment of hemicrania.

11. Clove:

  • Grind 5 grams cloves with water and heat a little this paste. Apply this paste on the temple to get relief in hemicrania.
  • Grind cloves and tobacco leaves each 10 grams with water and apply on the forehead. Its use treats this disease.

12. Sunflower:

  • Grind sunflower seeds with its leaves juice and apply on the forehead for 2-3 days. Its use ends hemicrania.
  • Grind 5 grams seeds of sunflower with 10 ml juice of its fruits juice. Apply this past on the forehead. Its use provides relief in hemicrania.

13. Rice: Mix honey with 25 grams puffed rice and take before sun rising. Its use provides relief in hemicrania.

14. Aniseed: Grind aniseed and coriander each five grams and take 3-3 grams twice or thrice a day by mixing 5 grams sugar candy with water. The patient gets relief in hemicrania by its use.

15. White leadwort: Prepare a powder by grinding white lead wort, orrisa root and dry ginger each 10 grams. Take one gram this powder with sweet meat prepared from milk (peda). Its use ends headache.

16. Almond: Immerse 10 almonds (kagzi), 10 grams cus cus and 5 date palms in water at night. Cook this preparation like pudding in the morning mixing with ghee. Mix 100 grams sugar candy and 10 grams powder of cloves and 5 grams powder of cardamom. Take this preparation twice a day; it ends hemicrania.

17. Black peppers:

  • The patient of hemicrania should chew 10 grams black peppers twice a day with water. He should take 25 grams ghee after its use necessarily.
  • Take powder of 10 black peppers and 10 grams sugar candy twice a day. This medicine is very beneficial in this disease.

18. Sal ammonic:

  • Grind one-gram camphor with 10 grams sal ammonic and smell one pinch powder. Its use ends hemicrania.
  • Grind pierorhiza and sal ammonic with water to prepare a paste. Apply this paste on the forehead. Its use ends hemicrania.
  • Grind sal ammonic and big cardamom peel into the fine powder and smell this powder through the nostril you have this problem.
  • Grind turmeric and sal ammonic properly. Smell this powder for the treatment of hemicrania.

19. Babereng: Hemicrania disappears by smelling oil extracted from babereng. This oil should smell 3-4 times a day.

20. Indian mustard: (rae)

  • Grind Indian mustard and pigeon dung. Apply this paste on painful portion. Its use provides relief soon.
  • Grind Indian mustard and apply on the temple. Its use ends hemicrania.

21. Dry ginger:

  • Mix 10 grams dry ginger powder and 60 grams jiggery altogether. Prepare small tablets with this preparation and take twice a day to get relief in hemicrania.
  • Grind dry ginger with water and apply on the head or smell through nose. Its use ends hemicrania or headache.

22. Ghee:

  • The patient of hemicrania should smell ghee twice a day. Massage head with cold ghee if hemicrania is due to heat and with hot ghee if it is due to flatulence.
  • Mix half-gram nitre (kalmi sora) with two spoons cow ghee and give to the patient for smelling.
  • Grind black peppers with cow ghee and smell this paste through nostrils. There is condition of smelling it if there is pain in the right side, smell it through left side nostril or if pain is in  the left side, smell it through right side nostril.

23. Fetid cassia: Grind fetid cassia seeds with sour water (kanji) drink and apply on the head. Its use ends hemicrania.

24. Papaver somniferum: The patient of hemicrania should take the decoction of papaver somniferum.

25. Musk: Give jabad musk to the patient of hemicrania to smell.

26. Saffron: Toast saffron and sugar with ghee and smell. Its use provides relief in hemicrania.

27. Justicia gendarussa:

  • Extract juice by grinding the seeds of justicia gendarussa and pour 4-4 drops into the nose. Its use ends hemicrania.
  • Grind the seeds and root of justicia gendarussa each in equal quantity with water and smell through nose. It is very beneficial for the treatment of this disease.
  • Grind white justicia gendarussa and extract its juice. Hemicrania is cured by smelling this juice.

28. Contipeda orbicularis: Hemicrania is cured by smelling juice or powder of Contipeda orbicularis. The patient sneezes by smelling this preparation and gets relief.

29. Apple: Hemicrania ends forever by eating half apple in the morning on empty stomach.

30. Asafetida: Dissolve asafetida in water and smell. Its use ends headache.

31. Honey:

  • If headache increases while rising sun and decreases while setting sun, pour one drop of honey in patient nostril. However, there is condition for this treatment and it is if pain is in right side of the head, pour honey in left side nostril and if pain is left side of the head, pour honey in the right sides nostril. Its use provides relief soon.
  • Hemicrania is cured by taking two spoons honey while having meal regularly.

32. Jiggery: Mix 12 grams jiggery with 6 grams ghee and take. Hemicrania disappears by its use.

33. Mudar:

  • Immerse ash of jangli dung in Mudar milk and dry in shadow. Take 1\4 grams and smell. The patient sneezes by smelling it. Headache, coryza end and unconsciousness break by its use.
  • Dry Mudar root in shadow and make a powder by grinding it. Mix 10 grams this powder with seven cardamom, camphor and peppermint each half gram. Grind this mixture properly. Fill this preparation in a bottle. Phlegm flows out after sneezing if the patient smells this preparation. In this way, a person suffers from headache.
  • Grind pomegranate peel into fine powder and knead this powder with Mudar milk. Make bread with this preparation. Dry this bread in shadow and grind it properly. Thereafter, grind spikenard and stone flower each 3 grams, cardamom and bayberry each 1.5 grams and smell this preparation after mixing properly. Coryza of the head falls down by smelling it and ends the disease named hemicrania.

34. Prickly chalf flower: Hemicrania and weakness of the mind disappear by smelling prickly chalf flower seeds’ powder. Blocked phlegm comes out through nose after melting if this powder is smelt. Worms also die by its use.

35. Pigeon pea: Mix pigeon pea leaves juice with coach grass juice. Smell it through nose for the treatment of hemicrania.

36. Basil:

  • Mix honey in 1\4 spoon powder of basil leaves and lick twice a day. Its use ends hemicrania.
  • If headache increases or decreases as the sun rises or falls, grind holy basil seeds with honey and give to the patient to lick.

37. Sugar: If the patient has been suffering from hemicrania, mix 60 grams sugar in 150 ml water and drink gradually by standing in sunlight. Its use is a good treatment of the disease named hemicrania.

38. Coconut: Hemicrania disappears by pouring 2-3 drops of coconut water into the nostrils.

39. Ginger:

  • Make a poultice of jiggery and ginger after grinding. Pour its juice into nostrils to get relief in this disease.
  • Pour ginger juice into the nostrils, it is beneficial in this disease.
  • If the cause of hemicrania is indigestion, grind dry ginger with water and make paste. Heat it a little and apply on the affected portion to get relief in pain. Its application creates inflammation in the starting but ends within no time. If headache is due to coryza, grind dry ginger with water and apply on the head after heating it a little. Besides it, smell dry ginger powder.

40. Large flowered agati: Pour 2-3 drops large flowered agati leaves or flower juice into other side of nostril of which side there is pain in the head. Its use ends hemicrania and nose pain.

41. Mustard oil: Pour 8 drops of mustard oil in the pain side nostril. Its use ends hemicrania soon. Follow this formula for 4-5 days regularly.

42. Indian beech:

  • Grind seeds of Indian beech, Indian cinnamon, sweet flag and sugar into fine powder. Smell it through nose. The patient sneezes by smelling it.
  • Grind seeds of Indian beech with water and heat after mixing a little sugar. Pour 1-2 drops of this preparation into nostril of the opposite side of pain and pour into other nostril after half hour. Hemicrania disappears fully by doing so for some days regularly.

43. Rose:

  • Grind 2 cardamoms, 1 spoon sugar candy and 10 grams rose flower petals. Take this preparation on empty stomach in the morning. Its use provides relief in hemicrania.
  • Mix one-gram sal ammoniac with 12 ml rose water and pour 4-5 drops of this preparation into the nostril of the patient of hemicrania. Headache vanishes at once by its use.

44. Guava:

  • Grind raw guava and apply on the head to get relief in hemicrania.
  • Grind green raw guava upon clean stone with a little water and apply on the painful portion of forehead. Headache disappears within 2-3 hours by its use.

45. Edipta Alba: Mix edipta Alba juice in goat milk and heat. Pour this preparation into the nose. Besides it, mix edipta Alba juice with black pepper powder and apply on the forehead. Its use ends hemicrania.

46. Fetid cassia: Grind 20-25 grams seeds of fetid cassia with sour water and apply on the forehead. Its use is good remedy for the treatment of hemicrania.

47. Salt: Mix salt and honey each half spoon. Lick this preparation. Its use provides relief in hemicrania.