Home remedies for vomiting and headache

There can be multiple reasons for vomiting and headache, which is mostly related to illnesses of stomach. Our body often fights foreign substances and vomiting can help that way as well. Vomiting and headache is mostly caused by indigestion and acid reflux. In some cases, it may also refer to severe illnesses like constipation, appendicitis, gastritis, peptic ulcer, pancreatic illnesses and head injuries among others. It may also called migraine where it affects only one side of the head.

Headache and vomiting can drain a person out with all the food and glucose present in the body. The symptoms may be chronic in some persons. One should avoid consumption of solid food products till the vomiting stops. Boiled potatoes, plain pasta, poached chicken, and rice are easier to eat and retain. Dairy products and fatty food should be totally avoided till the vomiting stops as they can aggravate the stomach lining.

Home remedies

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Vomiting is often followed by loss of appetite. Vomiting leads to loss of body fluids and can lead to dehydration. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water every day is recommended. If vomiting persists for more than 24 hours, it is recommended to consume an electrolyte solution to maintain balance of fluids in the body. Green coconut water is also rich in electrolytes and its consumption can help. A simple solution of sugar and salt in a cup of water can be a good substitute.

Ice chips

Sucking on ice chips can help ease headache and vomiting. Ice packs can also help as they are anti-inflammatory agents and placing it on the pain area is beneficial.


Boil two cloves in 100g of water, concentrate it, add a teaspoon of salt and drink it before sleep at night. A person who complains of headache and vomiting can continue drinking this every four hours in a day. Chewing on cloves or consuming clove oil also gives relief from vomiting.

Coriander powder

Soak 12g of coriander powder in 250g of water. To add taste, one can sugar powder to the mixture. Soak it for an hour, strain the mixture and drink the strained water. Consuming coriander powder with sugar powder also helps bring relief to a person complaining of headache and vomiting.


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Take half a lemon, add rock salt and black pepper to that and suck on that. Lemon juice or lemon with soda is also effective in curbing headache and vomiting.

Cold coffee

Coffee contains caffeine which is effective in treating pain. Consuming cold coffee can help bring relief from headache and vomiting.

Peppermint oil

Rub peppermint oil onto the part of your head that aches. It works amazingly in easing any type of headaches.


Ginger helps reduce pain and improves nausea too. A person complaining of headache and vomiting can simmer the ginger and drink it like tea. Ginger juice mixed with lemon juice also helps. Sucking on ginger also helps. Ginger ale can be another remedy for headache and vomiting.

Dandelion tea

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Consumption of dandelion tea helps relax mind. A cup of dandelion tea a day may end your migraine problem. Dandelion stimulates the blood circulation in your body.

Boiled food

Avoid all fatty food and try to eat boiled food and leafy vegetables in your daily diet. Sprouts keep the system light and are very helpful in easing out the pain.


It relieves nausea, vomiting and treats gastroenteritis, stomach flu, diarrhoea. It is antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal in nature and helps expels gas as wells as reduces spasms.

It stimulates digestion and reduces mucus. Cinnamon can be consumed with cold coffee or as tea.

Cold milk

Consumption of cold milk helps reduce inflammation in the stomach region and also acts as a substitute of body fluids.

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Chamomile tea

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Chamomile tea has tranquilizing effects that ease anxiety and stress. It also reduces contractions and cramps in the stomach region, which occurs due to vomiting.

Cumin seeds

Take one table spoon of cumin seeds mixed in a glass of milk or with yogurt prevents nausea. Cumin seeds may be roasted, grounded and consumed with honey alone.


Mix organic apple cider vinegar and water with consumption of the portion of honey at regular intervals can treat headache and vomiting.

Sugarcane juice

Suagrcane juice is cold in nature and thus can help control vomiting and headache. Two tablespoon of honey can also be consumed with honey at an interval of two hours in a day.