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Quest Vitamins LTD,
8 Venture Way,
Aston Science Park,
Birmingham,
B7 4AP.

Tel: 0121 359 0056
Fax: 0121 359 0313
Email: info@questvitamins.co.uk
Registered in England No. 2530437

Motion Sickness

DESCRIPTION

Motion sickness is characterised by waves of nausea and Vomiting experienced by some individuals, resulting from the sudden changes in movement of a vehicle. This ailment is also known as seasickness, carsickness, train sickness, and airsickness. In serious cases, Headaches and vertigo may accompany nausea.

The principle cause of the disturbance is the effect of motion on the semicircular canals of the inner ear, although such factors as inadequate ventilation and fumes or noxious odours may contribute to the disorder.

HERBS

Ginger (1)
Peppermint

NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS

Magnesium (2)
Vitamin B6

HOMOEOPATHY: Travel Sickness

Aconite
If accompanied by restlessness and fear.

Nux vom.
Giddy and sensitive to the slightest movement.
Also useful for jet lag.

Ipecac.
Saliva constantly collecting in mouth.
Vomiting.

REFERENCES

1. Fischer-Rasmussen W, et al. Ginger treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum. Eur J Gyn Repro Bil 1990; 38:19-24.
2. Sue YJ, et al: Efficacy of Magnesium citrate cathartic in pediatric toxic ingestions, Annals Emerg Med, 24(4), Oct 1994, p 709-712.

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