Otherwise known as the best thing you can buy over the counter to help relieve a headache.

These powders can be mixed with a liquid or merely dumped on your tongue and then washed down with water, soda, etc. They contain three basic ingrediants that help get rid of headaches quick: aspirin, caffeine, and salicylamide.

Popular in the southeastern U.S., there are three main kinds of headache powders BC, Goody's and Stanback. BC and Stanback are both very similar, while Goody's consistency is a bit more granular than powdery.

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