The most unfortunate symptoms of migraine (like chemo, pregnancy, and the flu) is unsettled stomach-from vomiting to gentle nausea to dry heaves. Just when you feel it’s impossible to stomach even a bite of food, try these easily available nausea beverages.
Whether it’s caused due to a stomach bug, food poisoning, or something that just doesn’t suits your stomach, nausea is no fun. Fortunately, you have so many easy-to-use options to treat it.
Remedies range for resting and letting it run its course to prescribed medications to treating it with some home-made remedies that incorporate drink and food. For all those who want to go natural, home-remedy route is the best, and there are so many drinks that are recommended for relieving nausea.
Sometimes even a simple glass of water or soda can do the trick. Additionally, lukewarm, herbal teas such as peppermint and ginger are also good for soothing the stomach. These drinks can definitely help relieve your nausea faster than other remedies will.
Cold water is one of the most reliable and easiest ways to relieve nausea. Just sip a glass of cold water slowly and see the improvement in your condition within an hour.
Ginger Ale and Ginger Tea
Ginger is frequently recommended for soothing nausea because it is rich in substances called shogaols and gingerols, which help relieve digestive discomforts and inflammation such as upset stomach and gas. It also provides a soothing sensation in the stomach.
Peppermint is an easily available herb that is soothing to the stomach and relieves nausea almost instantly.
There are many herbal teas in addition to peppermint and ginger that can also help relieve nausea. Some of the best ones are red raspberry, slippery elm, barberry, feverfew, alfalfa, catnip, mint, chamomile, or licorice.
Lemon Juice and Lemonade
Lemonade and lemon juice are nice remedies for nausea because lemon is rich in neutralizing acids, which form complex bicarbonates, compounds that can help relieve nausea. The lemon juice also stirs up the saliva in the mouth, also helping to relieve nausea. (Note: Be sure that lemon is not a migraine trigger for you)
Though baking soda as a remedy to relieve nausea may sound strange, but drinking baking soda dissolved in some water is the best way to cure nausea. However, if you have some medical issues, consult your doctor before using this easy remedy. It’s recommended to use just half a teaspoon of baking soda into 3-ouce glass of water.
It’s worth stocking up some of these on your next trip to the store — before nausea strikes.