20. Nausea remedy
What is it?
Nausea has a variety of causes. A person with nausea has an upset stomach and the urge to vomit. Morning sickness affects some pregnant women during the first trimester. They feel nauseous for extensive periods although few will vomit. Gastrointestinal conditions and motion sickness can also result in nausea.
What’s the remedy?
Ginger can help to reduce the symptoms of nausea. Ginger can be purchased in many forms. Tinctures, extracts, and supplements are just some. A local grocer will stock fresh ginger. There is also the choice of buying ginger ale or ginger beer. A lot of people favor using fresh ginger in tea as the best way to stop nausea.
Why does it work?
Ginger is said to slow down the activity in the gastrointestinal tract which reduces the sensation of nausea. This root has been used in Asian medicines for hundreds of years.