David Hill, this is where essential oils for tension headaches should be applied. This region is called the suboccipital triangle. It allows essential oils to penetrate straight into the brain and blood vessels that are along the spine
Peppermint in a little carrier oil, on my temples and near my nose, are my go to headache remedy. Homemade Headache Salve - Peppermint, Lavender and other essential oils work great to get rid of headaches naturally!