Heat stroke, in particular, is the most common problem during the summer months. It is the most serious heat-related illness and can be fatal, causing damage to multiple organs and systems, if not promptly treated. Heat stroke is a type of hyperthermia in which the body temperature is elevated dramatically. It is caused by exposure to extreme heat - 104 F (40 C) or higher.
Is there any home remedy for heat stroke?
The first and foremost steps you can take to prevent and treat a heat stroke are to avoid becoming dehydrated and refrain from vigorous physical activities in hot and humid weather.
You may also use some home remedies that can help you avoid and treat heat stroke at home. For instance, coriander and mint leaves are considered an effective natural remedy to treat and alleviate symptoms of heat stroke. Ayurveda believes that these herbs have a cooling effect on the body. Hence, drinking coriander water or mint water may help bring down the body heat. It is claimed that extracting the juice of coriander or mint leaves and consuming it along with a pinch of sugar can help cool your system.
Method to make coriander leaves
A bunch of fresh coriander leaves
A pinch of sugar
Blend coriander leaves with some water to extract its juice.
Add a small amount of sugar to the juice and mix well.
You can cool it in the refrigerator for a few minutes before consuming it.
It is said that drinking a glass of coriander juice everyday during heat stroke can help ease symptoms and cool down the body. It can also help provide relief from nausea and vomiting.