Sunday, September 12, 2010
Natural remedy for nausea
I am happy to report that I have found an effective natural way to fight nausea! My secret is crystallized ginger root that I used on my recent flight to Finland. It worked so well that I never even thought about pulling out the Dramamine I had purchased at the airport for a "just in case" situation.
The candy is coated with raw cane sugar and the pieces are fairly large as you can see from the picture. The taste is a little on the spicy side but not too bad. I love the candy but my husband was not too crazy about it. However, if he had a choice of Dramamine with all the weird side effects or healthy natural ginger root, I think he'd be sucking on the ginger candy.
You can usually find crystallized ginger at your local health food store. Ours was out so I ran to a specialty store called Hubbell and Hudson. Oh how I love that store! The bag was under $4 and there is plenty of candy so it lasted until my return trip. As a matter of fact, I still have some left.
I seriously didn't think it was going to work but it worked so well I didn't even remember I get sick on flights! Crystallized ginger can also be used for nausea during pregnancy. I love this stuff!!