How Herbal Remedies are helpful in curing Fainting
Known as Assyncope in the medical world, fainting is a condition in human body in which a person loses consciousness. The chief reason behind fainting is lack of oxygen supply to the brain due to low blood pressure. There may be some other reasons as well due to which a person faints. These include heart diseases, improper diet, side effects of some medicines, pregnancy, imbalance of electrolytes in the body, mental disorders etc. When a person faints, he falls down or collapses unconsciously. Fainting is normally accompanied by spinning sensation, nausea, blurring of vision, dizziness, perplexity, weakness etc. Some herbal remedies can prove useful in curing fainting.
Lemon Balm- It is herbal remedy which is helpful in getting rid of multiple causes behind fainting. Since Lemon Balm has strong fragrance and citrusy smell, therefore it helps a person to regain his consciousness. It also helps nerves to get rid of tension and stress. Apart from this, it can also be used to cure symptoms of fainting including intolerable headaches and migraines. Fainting which occurs due to heat strokes can also be cured by Lemon Balm by cooling down the body through stimulation of sweat.
Basil- It is a powerful nerve tonic and hence can be used to cure Fainting which occurs due to stressed or tensed nerves. It can be consumed in the form of raw leaves which are to be chewed or can be added to foods consumed daily during cooking process. Apart from this, Basil herbal tea can also be taken instantly after the fainting incident.
Lavender– Due to highly aromatic nature of Lavender, it is used to enhance blood circulation in the brain of the sufferer. It helps in compensation of blood loss and thus revives the person from fainting. It is also used to cure fainting episodes which occur due to heat or fever, exertion, anxiety, work pressure, stress, exertion etc.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey– Equal quantities of the two usually 2 tablespoons of each mixed together in water help in prevention of fainting episodes. It is done by enhancing circulation through respiratory system.
Peppermint- Placing a handkerchief with three drops of peppermint oil sprinkled over it helps in reviving a person instantly from fainting. It is due to the presence of refreshing and cooling aromatic smell of menthol present in peppermint.
Wine vinegar, rosemary and mint herbs- Adding 2 tablespoons of rosemary and mint herbs to 3 cups of boiled wine vinegar and again boiling all three prepares a great drink for the person who has fainted. Also the smell of liquid helps in awakening the fainted person immediately.
Onion– It also helps in making the fainted person conscious immediately. Cutting the onion into two halves and placing open slice under the neck of sufferer awakens him instantly.
Bilberry– It helps in enhancing blood circulation in the body and particularly to the brain and hence making available sufficient supply of oxygen. The damaged blood capillaries are also repaired and widened by consuming bilberries thereby preventing further fainting episodes.