A migraine is a severe, painful headache that can be preceded or accompanied by sensory warning signs such as flashes of light, blind spots, tingling in the arms and legs, nausea, vomiting, and increased sensitivity to light and sound. In ayurveda it is referred as ‘sooryvarta’. The major causes for migraine are intake of alcohol, drugs, smoking, allergic reactions, drop in blood sugar level,nutritional deficiencies, lack of sleep, excessive work.The symptoms includes localized pain on one side of the head, pulsating sensation behind the eye, the pain may shift to other side of the head on another occasion,vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, cold hands and feet. Ayurveda treatment of migraine headaches depends totally upon the symptoms presented including the psycho-physical makeup of the patient. Ayurvedic treatment of headache does not focus on simply alleviating the pain but aims at treating the root cause. Herbal preparations are administered to balance aggravated body energies and restore the digestive function.