Blackmores Travel Calm Ginger helps to reduce symptoms of motion sickness.
Blackmores Travel Calm Ginger is a supplement that, when taken prior to travelling, helps to reduce symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, vertigo and cold sweats associated with motion sickness.
Blackmores Travel Calm Ginger is non-drowsy formula and suitable for children over 6 years of age.
Research supports the use of ginger to reduce the occurrence of and symptoms of motion sickness. These symptoms include nausea, vomiting, vertigo and cold sweats. The actual mechanism of action is unclear, however it has been suggested that ginger aids in these conditions by having a local action on the digestive system.
Ginger is warming and stimulating, and aids digestion by promoting the secretion of gastric acids. Ginger can reduce the symptoms of gastrointestinal upset as it is a carminative which eases colic and flatulence, while helping to relieve vomiting and gastrointestinal muscular spasm.
Adults – Take 2 to 3 tablets ½ an hour before travelling; then 1 tablet every 2 hours as required.
Children 6-12 years – Take 1 to 2 tablets ½ an hour before travelling, then ½ to 1 tablet every 2 hours, as required.
Children under 6 years – Only as professionally prescribed.