Altitude Sickness Home Remedies

Altitude Sickness Home Remedies

Whether a vacation to the mountains or a business trip to a place of high elevation, a benign journey may become a gloomy experience if the travel includes unexpected headache fatigue and nausea. These flu-like symptoms may not be the result of a virus but of the body's difficulty adjusting to the higher elevation and thinner air. Natural remedies for altitude sickness can be very helpful and include blackstrap molasses, vitamin e, gingko biloba, and preparing ahead of time.

Natural Remedies for Altitude Sickness


Ginger root is a great herb for the circulatory system. It is especially helpful if one of the symptoms of altitude sickness is nausea. Ginger can be taken in capsules or as a tea. Candied ginger slices are delicious and a great way to get plenty of ginger.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is necessary for the blood to be well oxygenated. Vitamin E can thin the blood and should only be used by those on blood thinning medications with doctor's approval.

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List of Remedies for Altitude Sickness