Tachycardia and Herbs

Herbs that may help with tachycardia include motherwort, hawthorn berry, and arjuana. Tachycardia occurs in response to an illness or abnormality in the conduction system of the heart. The normal heart rate for an adult is between 60 to 100 times per minute. When the heart is beating too fast, over 100 beats per minute, tachycardia occurs. It prevents the heart from producing enough blood supply for the rest of the body.

Fast Facts:

  • Ding Xin Wan and Gui Pi Tang are two Chinese herbal formulas for tachycardia that are used to nourish the blood, nourish the heart, and calm the mind.
  • Traditionally, scotch broom flower was used similar to a diuretic for tachycardia to reduce swelling by increasing urination.
  • Alternative cures for tachycardia include rest, Vagal maneuver, eliminating caffeine, and a healthy diet.

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