Natural Relief from Summer Ailments like – Sunburn, Allergies & Hay fever, Heat exhaustion, Stomach Upsets

Summer is the hottest season of the year which brings not only heat but also some diseases which tag along with it. Heat affects entire body including skin, eyes, gastro intestinal system etc. Rapid rises in heat gain due to exposure to hotter than average conditions compromises the body’s ability to regulate temperature and can result in a cascade of illnesses.

Some diseases which are caused by heat:

Heat stroke:

It is the most common summer disease which manifests with symptoms like fever, headache, dizziness, dehydration etc. This can lead to serious illness as organ failure if not taken care properly. So, try to cool body with water, cold air and ice packs.


Sunburn is inflamed, painful skin that feels hot to the touch. It often appears within a few hours of being in the sun too long. Symptoms includes swelling, redness, itching of skin, small and fluid filled blisters on skin. It can lead to complications if not taken care in proper time. Sunburn can be avoided by not going outside in the peak hours, proper covering of skin with clothes.

Stomach upsets:

Summer diarrhea is the most common Gastro intestinal disease in summer. It can be caused due to contaminated water and food intake. The warm and humid weather provides a fertile environment for bacterial growth leading to food contamination. Symptoms includes – pain in abdomen, nausea, vomitings, diarrhea, weakness etc It can be avoided by avoiding the food from unhygienic source.

Tips to avoid summer ailments :

  • Keep yourself hydrated all the time
  • Avoid going out at peak hour
  • Try to cover your body properly to reduce the sunburn
  • Wash your hands properly and follow general hygienic rules
  • Do not eat undercooked food which can cause infection in the stomach.

Homeopathy in summer diseases:

Homeopathic remedies for the various stages of heat and sun exposure maybe helpful in stabilizing an individual and overcoming mild overheating.
There are many remedies in homeopathy for all the summer ailments which are prescribed by the physician according to symptoms of the patient. Some remedies in treating summer ailments are aconite, belladonna, natmur, nat carb, glonine , gelsemium, lachesis etc