TITLE

The Herbal Garden: Herbal Remedies for Altitude Sickness

AUTHOR(S)
McIntyre, Anne
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Positive Health;Aug2009, Issue 161, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on herbal prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness (AMS) or altitude sickness. It mentions that the primary cause of the condition is a decrease in air oxygen levels. among its symptoms include thirst, breathlessness, sleep disturbances, increased heart rate, nausea, vomiting, headache, oedema and fatigue. It cites several herbs which could help prevent the condition such as Siberian ginseng, Ashwagandha, Reishi mushrooms and Rosiola rosea.
ACCESSION #
43494416

 

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