Aromatherapy Treatment for Fainting
For someone feeling faint, use one of the following oils like smelling salts holding the bottle under the nose or else putting a couple of drops on a tissue and getting the person to breathe the aroma. Peppermint is particularly good also Lavender Neroli Petigrain and Rosemary. A drop gently massaged into the temples can be useful - a good commercial product for this use is Tiger Balm which contains menthol and eucalyptol.
Herbalism Treatment for Fainting
Generally any strong smelling substance tends to stimulate the brain and relieve feelings of faintness. If available, tinctures of Lavender (Lavandula Vera) or Peppermint (Mentba piperita) are pleasant and effective when used as smelling salts. One of the best remedies, especially when shock or upset has caused the faint feeling, is Rescue.Remedy. If the person is coscious,put 4 drops under the tongue, if not then moisten the lips with a couple of drops and give 4 drops under the tongue when he or she comes round, repeat in half an hour if still feeling woozy.
Homeopathy Treatment for Fainting
Apart from the usual first id approach of making the person comfortable, if there is an obvious cause for the fainting, then a single dose of one of the following remedies may be called for. Aconite: for the effects of right. Arnica: for over excitement or even feelings of hysteria.
One of the commonest casues of fainting is postural hypotension ( that is a sudden change in position such as standing up quickly), which lowers the blood pressure to the brain .Repeated fainting attacks call for expert investigation into the causes which may range from low blood pressure or anaemia to changes in blood sugar levels. When someone has fainted do not try tolift themup falling down brings the head level with the heart and helps to bring blood to the brain more easily. Nuxvomica: for faint feeling associated with seeing blood or from strong smells or after a rich meal. Pulsatilla: for the effects of being in a hot stuffy atmosphere. Finally if the person has fainted and on coming round feels chilly but desires fresh air try a dose of Carbo veg- sometimes called the corpse reviver.
Naturopathy Treatment for Fainting
Use basic first aid such as ensuring there is enough fresh air if possible helping the blood flow by sitting the person down between the knees or else assisting them to lie down with their legs slightly raised. When recoverting. Give a few sips of water of better still warm peppermint tea.