Essential oils, used the right way, can ease head pain naturally. Our headache salve is a combination of peppermint essential oil and lavender essential oil. PEPPERMINT: has the ability to naturally inhibit muscle contractions, and helps stimulate blood flow to the forehead. LAVENDER induces relaxation and relieves tension and stress, working as a calming agent. Massage into temples, forehead, base & back of head to relieve symptoms and combat headaches. Occasionally rub temples to reactivate.