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12 Tried And Tested Home Remedies For Dizziness

Before learning about the home remedies for dizziness, it is important to first understand a little about the problem itself. Dizziness in itself is not a disease or an affliction. It is a symptom, or the resultant condition of a pre-existing problem, and might occur under particular circumstances.

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Dizziness can occur due to various reasons, and is different from feeling slightly light-headed. It is the sensation where you feel everything is spinning around you, and you are unable to keep proper balance of your body. Some of the most common causes of dizziness include:

  • Ear infections
  • Low blood pressure
  • Migraines
  • Heat stroke
  • Head injury
  • Anxiety and other psychological problems
  • Hormonal changes
  • Allergies
  • Motion sickness
  • Stress
  • Exercise
  • Dehydration

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Even though the causes are plenty, the symptom remains the same- an intense sense of dizziness and feeling off-balance.  Dizziness might be accompanied by other symptoms as well such as headaches, fainting spells, blind spots, ringing in the ears, vomiting, nausea or sweating. If you suffer from dizzy spells relatively frequently, you can resort to these natural home remedies for dizziness, which could help resolve your problem effectively.

1. Even breathing

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Even breathing is one of the fastest and most effective home remedies for dizziness. It is the basic asana when you are doing yoga, and it helps your regain your core balance, and helps your system calm down. If you are feeling dizzy, sit in an upright position and hold your stomach with one hand. Hold one nostril close with your thumb and breathe in deeply through the other nostril. Hold the air inside your stomach for 8 seconds before you release it slowly. Repeat this process at least 10 times and you are likely to feel much more calm and balanced after your breathing exercise.

2. Mustard and salt

Mustard is a great natural ingredient for your body, which helps regulate your blood circulation. Salt is an effective method for bringing your pressure back to normal, although it is best to not consume it in high proportions. Mix a little mustard oil or mustard paste with a pinch of salt in a glass of water. You can also add a little vinegar and pepper for extra effect, and consume this whenever you are feeling dizzy. This will help you get rid of your dizziness with immediate effect.

3. Drink water

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Dehydration is one of the primary causes of dizziness. It is likely that if you don’t have enough water in your system, you will feel dizzy in regular intervals. To keep your body fit and to prevent yourself from feeling dizzy, drink enough water (at least 2 litres a day). Even if you are feeling dizzy at the moment, drinking water could act as a solution to your problem by restoring balance and nutrition to your body. When your body is filled with good fluids like water, you can avoid dizziness, and all its subsequent problems like diarrhea and even vomiting and pressure fluctuations in your system.

4. Yogurt

Yogurt is an excellent natural remedy which helps cure a host of minor problems, which is why you should always have it at home. Yogurt is rich in probiotics and is rich in natural minerals and vitamins which help soothe the body and restore health and balance to it. Consuming two cups of yogurt every day can help you prevent dizziness from occurring at all. However, it can also be used as an immediately effective remedy as well, when you are suffering from the condition. Simply consume a bowl of yogurt whenever you are feeling dizzy, to make your dizziness go away.

5. Peppermint oil

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More often than not, dizziness is accompanied by sweating and a feeling of imbalance. As a result, your body gets heated up and produces more energy, which leads to an overall sense of stuffiness and great discomfort. To stop this chain reaction from occurring, you can use peppermint oil, which is a soothing essential oil to help you get rid of dizziness and all its accompanying symptoms. A soothing massage with peppermint oil is all you need to calm your system and make you feel cool and relaxed.

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6. Nutmeg and cumin

Nutmeg and cumin are refreshing ingredients which are great for the body and your system, if you are suffering from problems like hyperglycemia, fever or dizziness, which can be as a result of the former two. When nutmeg and cumin are consumed together, they can help stabilize the blood sugar level, and also concentrate the core balance of your body, helping you get rid of dizziness immediately after consumption. It is also great for getting rid of fever and its symptoms. To consume, mix one teaspoon of crushed cumin seeds with two pinches of nutmeg powder dissolved in water. Drink this water whenever you are feeling dizzy.

7. Pumpkin seeds and almonds

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Pumpkin seeds are some of the most nutritious natural ingredients, being rich in nutrients like Omega 3 fatty acids, fibre and antioxidants. Almonds too contain a lot of Vitamins which restores balance and good health to the body. You can consume pumpkin seeds and almonds in salads, as an effective remedy to get rid of dizziness. You can also soak equal amounts of both the seeds and the nuts in water overnight, and grind them into a smooth paste. You can mix this paste with milk with a little sugar and have it as an effective remedy for dizziness.

8. Feverfew

Feverfew is a naturally found herb, which is considered an excellent home remedy for dizziness. The natural properties of the feverfew plant can not only help in getting rid of dizziness, but it also effective in treating the other symptoms that come with it like nausea, blind spots, headache and vomiting. You can either munch on a few feverfew leaves when you are feeling dizzy. You can also dissolve a teaspoon of dried and powdered feverfew leaves in warm water and consume whenever you feel off-balance.

9. Honey


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Low blood sugar levels is one of the most common causes of dizziness. If you are looking to get rid of it, consuming a tablespoon of honey can help regulate your blood sugar, and prevent the feeling of dizziness and nausea. The natural sugars that are found in honey can also give you an extra energy boost to get over the fatigue and stress that is caused by dizziness and the problems that come immediately after like nausea or fainting spells. You can mix honey with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and consume with a glass of water, or mix it with lemon juice and water and have it.

10. Iron supplements

A problem or discrepancy in the health of you blood and blood sugar is also a common reason why people suffer from problems like dizziness. In order to restore health to your circulatory system, it is important to get sufficient amounts of iron in your body in the form of iron supplements. This can be found in natural ingredients like spinach, blackstrap molasses, Indian gooseberry or amla, lentils and dried beans. This can help you get the level o iron back to normal in your blood, allowing for problems like dizziness to disappear on a long-term basis.

12. Basil

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Basil is an excellent source of natural nutrients, which can help you cure dizziness immediately. It is rich in antioxidants and iron, which promotes healthy blood sugar levels and also relaxes you when you get worked after during or after a dizzy spell. To use basic as an effective home remedy for dizziness, take 5 basil leaves and steep them in a cup of boiling milk. Let it sit for 5 minutes before straining and drinking this milk before you go to bed for the night. This will not only help solve your problem if you are undergoing it, but will help you tackle it long term.

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12. A massage

A massage is an excellent way to stimulate your body without exciting it, and to help you calm down and feel relaxed when you are feeling dizzy. It also appeals to your core energy and helps you channelize it to help maintain you r balance, so that a good massage is everything you need to stop feeling dizzy immediately. Although a head massage is sufficient to get rid of dizziness, a regular full body massage can help you keep the problem at bay long-term. It is one of the most effective natural remedies for dizziness.

Once you get a hang of these home remedies, and how to use them to cure dizziness, you will be able to handle even the worst dizzy spells, without having to reach out for those pills.

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12 Tried And Tested Home Remedies For Dizziness
Before taking that medical pill, check out these highly effective home remedies for dizziness, that could help you get rid of the problem naturally!
Aishani Laha

Aishani Laha

Bibliophile. Feminist. Unreasonable optimist. I am dangerously obsessed with the English language and the stage is my second home. I still believe in fairy tales and happy endings, and more importantly, that there is nothing that good music and a cup of coffee can’t fix.