Ginger root eases nausea and vomiting by Donna Earnest Pravel (NaturalNews) Ginger root is a favorite among herbalists, used in a variety of situations. The spicy root, or rhizome, of the ginger plant can either be eaten raw, powdered, made into tea, juiced, tinctured, or even candied. One of the most common uses for ginger [...] Read More...
we used it in Cancun when we went out on boats, it does help, the nice thing about it is there are no side effects, and yes it's a readily available OTC herb.
They always give it to you w/ sushi -- which I love Though it scares me to think that you "need" it to eat sushi to avoid getting an upset stomach. Never tried it w/o.
As far as settling your stomach - I used to work dive boats as a dive master on the weekends in S. Florida. There'd always be someone who forgot to take their Dramamine/Triptone (motion sickness pills) early enough to make them work while they're on the boat (need at least an hour) - so we kept ginger root onboard to help settle a stomach very quickly.
You can find Ginger root pills in most nutrition aisles.
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