Jennifer D’Oliveira

Jennifer D’Oliveira is a Western Herbalism student at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts where she is finishing up her Western Herbalism Diploma. She began her studies in the Aromatherapy program at SWIHA in 2019. She holds a Certificate of Excellence in Aromatherapy from the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts. In 2023, she is planning to continue her studies and acquire an Associate of Occupational Science with an emphasis in Western Herbalism. As part of her studies, she will be working on a Health and Wellness Coaching Certification and plans to complete the Holistic Nutrition Program also at SWIHA. She is beginning to build her business, Desert Bloom Botanicals, LLC. When done with school she will have a Clinical Herbalism practice with a focus on migraines and other headaches.

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Herbs & Migraines: A Simple Comparison

Posted by Jennifer D’Oliveira on 9/1/22 4:00 PM

Migraines take many forms in both acute and chronic conditions. Herbs, like Feverfew, Butterbur, Lesser Periwinkle, and Ginger can work as remedies in both arenas. This is a subject of great importance to me personally. I have suffered from chronic migraines for 12 years. I struggle with a baseline headache 24 hours a day 365 days a year and I have yet to find a “magic bullet”. While I do not believe there really is a “magic bullet,” I do believe that there is help available to migraineurs for this severe and debilitating disease. That help will come in the form of ancient plant medicine with a history of potent treatment for many diseases and ailments. While there are seven types of migraines, I will explore the herbal remedies that greatly affect the pain and suffering that individuals feel during an acute or chronic attack.

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Topics: western herbalism, Holistic Healing, Herbalism, Holistic wellness, Arizona, Migraine, Tempe, Herbal Medicine, Herbalist, herbal remedies, Herbs

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