Nausea is depicted by the compulsive urge to vomit, a queasy stomach, or pains in the abdominals. Many experience nausea symptoms and suffer with these feelings on a daily basis. While over-the-counter medicines are available to treat nausea symptoms, home remedies can provide symptom relief without the inconvenience of leaving home.
Things You'll Need
- Club soda
- Salty crackers
- Ice pack
- Tea bags
Crackers and Club Soda
Consume two 8-oz. glasses of club soda within a 20-minute interval. Club soda will help calm the acidity levels in the stomach; high acidity levels may contribute to an upset stomach and additional bloating in the abdomen.
Munch on four salty crackers slowly. The crackers will provide a light coating in the stomach to absorb acids. However, if more than four crackers are consumed, they may upset the stomach even more and contribute to the nausea.
Wrap an ice pack inside a small towel. Make sure to wrap only a few times, so coldness is still felt on the skin. Place the ice pack on the back of the neck. This will cool and regulate the body's temperature.
Place one tea bag into a mug and fill the mug with water. Try using an herbal green tea. Green tea contains antioxidants that enable the body to resist infection and other health complications.
Microwave water on high for about a minute and a half. Steep the tea until the hot water turns dark brown and discard the used tea bag.
Measure 2 tsp. of ginger and mix into the tea for one minute. Ginger is commonly used to treat nausea because it increases the appetite and eliminates the seepage of acids in the stomach.
Consume this ginger tea as often as needed for nausea relief.
Tips & Warnings
- Avoid sugary carbonated beverages, such as Coke, Sprite, and energy drinks.These may cause the stomach to become more upset. If a beverage contains a high level of sugar, this may complicate the digestive tract and increase symptoms of nausea.
- Drink the ginger tea as needed, twice if nausea persists after first cup.
- Tea may be hot when removing from microwave. To avoid burns, allow tea to cool before consuming.
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