Motion sickness: natural solutions

Motion sickness: natural solutions
While babies do not suffer from motion sickness, children between the ages of 2 and 12 frequently suffer from nausea during car journeys. © Adobe stock

Stomach ache, headaches, nausea or vomiting: motion sickness can spoil the start of your vacation. What if we found natural solutions to anticipate this motion sickness?

Why do we have motion sickness?

Motion sickness is caused by desynchronization between theinner ear and that see the eye. Motion sickness affects travel by car, plane, train or boat. The children from 2 years old and up to 12 years suffer from nausea (babies do not suffer from motion sickness).

Treat motion sickness with plants

the ginger rhizome is an effective natural solution to prevent motion sickness. It exists in the form of juice or powder. It also helps prevent nausea during car journeys or against the seasickness. Ask your pharmacist for advice on the dosage according to your child’s age.

Cocculin in homeopathy

On the homeopathic side, cocculin is known for its anti-nausea properties. Before departure, give 5 pellets to your child, to renew if necessary.

an acupressure bracelet

The acupressure bracelet works on the same principle as theacupuncture. It does not completely avoid motion sickness but it relieve children (and pregnant women) nausea.

Solutions during the journey

Other simple solutions prevent your child from getting sick: do not read or watch his phone or tablet during the journey, look at the road, straight ahead, open the window rather than turning on the air conditioning and planning frequent stops.

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