Dizziness is the in ability to keep steady and feel nauseous. It is temporary but must be treated. There are some handy herbs that can cure the feeling of dizziness, medically known as vertigo.
Ginkgo biloba is the oldest tree species. Leaves of ginkgo are a natural supplement to improve cognitive abilities and help prevent dizziness and motion sickness.
Using ginger to treat vertigo is a well known remedy. Powdered ginger, ginger root or a cup of ginger tea effectively helps in curing any form of dizziness that you may experience. It is good for stimulating circulation and also helps to treat nausea.
Scientifically known as Matricaria recutita, chamomile is an excellent tea choice to help you to relax and stop dizziness. Prepare the tea by boiling water and adding 1 teaspoon of chamomile flowers to it. Strain the tea and consume. Have atleast ½ cup daily for good results.
Pumpkin is a member of the squash family. Pumpkin seeds or oil extracted from the seeds have shown good results when taken to stop dizzy feelings.
Have a handful of the seeds or take a tincture of the oil extract whenever you feel light headed.
Often used as a Christmas decoration but this little herb has medicinal properties too. Scientifically known as Viscum album, Europeans have utilized mistletoe to treat light headedness.
The best way to make use of the herb is to make a tea. Boil 2 teaspoons of mistletoe leaves in 1 cup of water for about 10-15 minutes. Two cups of mistletoe tea must be taken everyday regularly.
You may add another lesser known herb called skullcap to the your tea. Skullcap is a sedative and will help you relax, it also minimizes anxiety and controls light headedness.
You may also add a little amount of skullcap to your mistletoe tea to get same benefits.
Phyllanthus emblica is popularly known as amla. It can be used to treat vertigo effectively. Soak a teaspoon of dried amla powder along with a teaspoon of coriander seeds in a glass of water overnight.
Strain this mixture in the morning and consume it. Make sure you follow this regularly for atleast two weeks to improve your susceptibility to dizziness and nausea.
This is another herb that can be used to cure vertigo and the associated symptoms. The best way to take peppermint is to conjure up a tea.
Boil a cup of water along with some peppermint and let it simmer for atleast 10 minutes. Strain the tea and drink it. Have atleast a cup of peppermint tea daily.
Celery is a very common herb that is used in Chinese cooking but it has also been used by the Chinese to treat and cure dizziness. You can take celery seeds directly or add celery leaves to salads.
Make sure that you intake a bit of celery in some form or the other daily. As time passes by you’ll notice an improvement in you vertigo susceptibility.
Black cohosh is a strong herb that can not only help in vertigo but also cures blood pressure problems. Black cohosh can be added to your tea but if you prefer tinctures of black cohosh you may take 1/8th teaspoon atleast 3 times a day.
However, take care not to opt for this herb in case you’re pregnant because it initiates contractions.
Traditional Chinese herbs can be mixed together to make a concoction which can cure dizziness. This method has been used by the Chinese and is called the Wuling San formula.
To prepare Wuling San mix equal portions of cinnamon, ginger, hoelen and alisma. Take this mixture 3-4 times daily and you can expect your symptoms to subside anywhere between 2 days to 30 days depending on the severity.