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Natural Home Remedies for Heat Stroke

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Heat stroke is also called sunstroke. In pure medical terms, it is referred when body temperature is greater than 40.6 °C (105.1 °F). The body temperature could rise due to an environmental heat exposure with lack of thermoregulation. According to experts, children and labourers are the most vulnerable to this illness.


  • Unconsciousness
  • Dizziness
  • Hallucination
  • Skin becomes:

   o Hot

   o Dry

   o Flushed


  • Staying for long in high temperature and humid areas
  • Excessive exercising
  • Wearing excessive warm clothing
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Malfunctioning of sweat glands

   o This reduces the body's ability to manage body temperature

Natural home remedy using mango, cumin seeds, salt, sugar and mint leaves:

  1. Take 6 raw mangoes
  2. Boil them in 1 L water for 15 min
  3. Peel and de-seed them
  4. Separate the mango pulp
  5. Mix the pulp in 250 ml water
  6. Add 1 tsp cumin seed powder
  7. Add 1 tsp salt
  8. Add 2 tbsp sugar
  9. Add 2 tsp crushed mint leaves
  10. Mix well
  11. Store this in the refrigerator
  12. Have this cold drink 2 times a day

Natural home remedy using milk, almonds and rose petals:

  1. Take 1 glass cold milk
  2. Crush 4-5 almonds
  3. Crush 5-7 dried rose petals
  4. Add 2 tsp of crushed almonds to the milk
  5. Add 2 tsp crushed rose petals
  6. Mix well
  7. Drink this when thirsty


  • Massage coconut oil on the scalp to normalise the body temperature
  • Have buttermilk 3 times a day, to make buttermilk:
  1. Mix 2 tbsp of curd in 1 glass of water
  2. Add salt to taste
  3. This will keep the body cool during summers
  • Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water or low sugar sports drinks every day
  • Avoid coffee, tea and aerated drinks
  • Consume fruits and vegetables with high water content like:

   o Lettuce

   o Watermelon

   o Broccoli

   o Apples

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