Traditional Medicine Provisions For Heart Palpitation
If our heart rate is higher than normal, it is called heart palpitations. This condition can be very alarming, however, it usually does not harm us and it calms down after some rest. A healthy adult heart normally beats 60 to 100 times per minute when the person is at rest. Palpitations occur when the heart suddenly and without reason beats fast and irregularly for a few seconds. Sometimes this pulse may be so strong that a person has a heart attack. A strong heartbeat may be felt in the chest, throat, or neck.
Eating foods containing high amounts of monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, or sodium.
Having history of heart attack
Coronary artery diseases or heart artery blockage
Heart valve problems
Heart muscle problems
Symptoms of heart palpitations
Shortness of breath
Feeling tired during physical activity
Confusion and memory problems
General recommendations of traditional medicine regarding heart palpitations
Eating less food and avoid overeating.
Eating digestible food.
Eating soups and foods without meat, if you are used to eating meat, eat the meat of some birds such as chicken and partridge.
Avoiding spicy foods and hot spices.
Avoiding the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Smelling rose water.
Fumigate aromatic incenses in accordance with your temperament. (In a hot temperament, cold incenses like rose, camphor, sandalwood, and in a cold temperament, warm incenses like cinnamon, amber, terebinth, fasoukh and wild rue) because the benefit of smelling things reaches the heart quickly.
Mental emotions such as fear, anger, stress, and anxiety cause heart palpitations and should be avoided. Stressful work and activities, insomnia and being in stressful environments are not suitable for those who are susceptible to this disease.
Prevalent prescriptions of traditional Iranian medicine sages in the treatment of heart palpitations
Drink half a glass of Rose Hips hydrosol every 8 hours. It is useful if the heart palpitations is caused by emotional issues and feelings such as sorrow and depression which make the heart cold or if the patient has chest heaviness, heart palpitations and anxiety.
Cucumber juice and cloves (Syzygium aromaticum): 1 glass of cucumber juice with the skin is poured into a glass with 21 cloves, and cover it with a saucer and keep it in the refrigerator. After 24 hours, it should be strained and mix with 1 glass of water and 1 tea spoon of honey. Drink half of it before breakfast and the rest 2 hours after it.
Steam the beetroot, remove its skin, cut it to several slices while still hot, pour white rock candy powder on it and leave it for a while. It excretes a very sweet extract. Drink it few times a day for a week.
Squeeze 10 grams of fresh coriander seeds and 10 grams of purslane seeds (soaked in musk willow hydrosol overnight until morning, then squeeze well to extract the juice) and drink it in the morning.
If the heart palpitations are due to weakness: cook lamb or goat meat, whose fat and tallow have been removed, in water, pounded it, then eat the juice, or cook goat thigh meat, when it is half cooked, pounded, and take its extract, mix it with cinnamon and sugar and cook it again on a gentle flame.