Mountains, right from the sun kissed Himalayas, to the warm but cold K2 make us scream- Take my breath away. That is the impact the snow-clayed mountains have on us. Right from playing snow man to feeling the rush of reaching the highest peak and screaming from your gut. From watching, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and wanting to book a trip right away to watching the documentary on climbing Everest and feeling the rush of wanting to do the same.
Trekking can be once in a lifetime experience or it can be your one true found love. In both ways, you will enjoy your trek and get a mountain high. However, the trip you take to the mountains needs you to take some extra measures in terms of safety and health care to be able to reach the mountain top. Climbing the mountains, stay on this, camping at the freezing lake side, the never done before adventure will definitely bear a lot on your mind and body.
So how do you plan this trip keeping the above stated in mind?Apart from carrying warm clothes, trekking shoes, woolen caps and all the other aesthetics, one also needs to carry some magic home remedies for any sudden or late minute hiccups. We list 5 home remedies to carry for your mountain trip to go smooth.
Ginger is a powerhouse herb. Ginger is fantastic for nausea, digestion, migraines, aches, pains, and congestion. Ginger is easy to carry and affordable as well. It is easily available and legal to carry. The combination of lemon, honey and ginger water will elevate your vitamin levels and re-energize you.
Tea will always save you. Herbal products like peppermint, chamomile will sooth your tummy and not make you sick to your stomach. Tea is a natural oxidant that will not have any side effects on your body.
Lavender oil and coconut oil and apricot
The perfect remedy for travel stress and home sickness, the smell of lavender oil will soothe your nerves in no time. Coconut oil is great for cuts, bruises, scrapes. Apricot oil will help with the dryness and crunching of your skin in minus temperature.It is a natural home remedy that will not let you down.
As offbeat as it sounds, pickle juice is the best remedy to avoid vomiting and nausea on your way high up in the mountains. Pickle juice will restore the Ph imbalance and add to your lost energy.
Lemon is the ultimate hero. Lemon stabilizes your body levels, adds to your energy levels and helps you stay alert in a high-altitude region. So, carry a lot of lemons with you if nothing else.
Take the mountain trial with us and do not forget to carry a few of the travel home remedies, just in case.