Herbal Home Remedies

Home Remedies For Nausea And Vomiting

The conditions nausea and vomiting can both be symptoms of a variety of illnesses. Nausea is an uneasiness in the stomach that may lead to vomiting (throwing up) - but not always. In any case, few things are more uncomfortable than a prolonged bout of nausea and/or vomiting .These remedies may help to settle your stomach and bring relief.

Natural home remedies

  • When you have an upset stomach and you are feeling nauseated, take a carbonated drink-Seltzer, club soda, Perrier or some ginger ale.If you don't have any of those, and you're not on a sodium-restricted diet, mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 8 ounces of cold water and drink slowly. Within a few minutes, you should burp and feel better.
  • The use of aniseed is also beneficial in the treatment of indigestion. An infusion can be prepared by mixing a teaspoon of aniseed in a cup of boiling water and leaving it covered overnight. The clear fluid can then be decanted and taken with honey.
  • Drink 1 cup of yarrow tea (available at health food stores). This herb is known to stop nausea in next to no time. It's also wonderful for helping tone up the digestive system.
  • You can treat it by having two capsules of gingerroot. It will give you a quick relief and depending how severe is your nausea.
  • Pineapple acts as a tonic and relieves much of the digestive disorders. Half a glass of pineapple juice should be taken after a meal in treating this condition.
  • Mint juice, is a good appetiser. Its value is greatly enhanced by mixing equal amount of honey and lemon juice each. This mixture forms a very effective remedy for indigestion and gaseous distension of the stomach.

Gourmet Cure

  • When the food you ate seems to be lying on your chest-or you have a bad case of stomach overload and you know you'd feel much better if you threw up-reach for the English mustard. It's available at food specialty shops.

Dose: Drink 1 teaspoon in a glass of warm water. If you don't vomit in 10 minutes, drink another glass of this mustard water. After another 10 minutes, if it still hasn't worked, the third time should be the charm.

  • To help ease a severe bout of vomiting, warm ½ cup of vinegar, saturate a washcloth in it and place the moist cloth on your bare abdomen. Put a hot water bottle on top of the cloth for extra relief.

WARNING: Severe or prolonged vomiting may be a symptom of a serious illness (and can lead to dangerous dehydration). Consult a doctor for prompt medical treatment.

  • Drink a cup of chamomile tea to calm your stomach and stop vomiting.

Spices That Are Nice

  • A few cloves steeped in boiling water for five minutes may do the trick. If the taste of cloves reminds you too much of the dentist, then steep a piece of cinnamon stick or 1 teaspoon of powdered ginger in boiling water. All of these are fine for stopping nausea and vomiting.
  • Crack an ice cube and suck on the little pieces. It's worth a try when you have nothing else in the house.
  • This remedy is the pits-the armpits. Peel a large onion and cut it in half. Place one half under each armpit. As nauseating as it sounds, we've been told it stops vomiting and relieves nausea in no time.
  • A cup of warm water drunk a half-hour before each meal may prevent nausea.
  • If you're on the road, feeling nauseated, stop at the nearest luncheonette and ask for a teaspoon of pure cola syrup with a water chaser.
  • If you're home and have some cola or even root beer, let the soda go flat by stirring it. Once the fizz is gone, drink 2 or 3 ounces to ease the nausea.
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