The Herbal Garden: Herbal Remedies for Altitude Sickness

McIntyre, Anne
August 2009
Positive Health;Aug2009, Issue 161, p4
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.


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