Herbal Remedies For Morning Sickness

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Lemon for morning sicknessThose nine months of joy begin as severe morning sickness for many women. Even though it is called morning sickness, the commonly experienced symptoms of nausea and vomiting can last all day. Herbal remedies are useful in providing relief from the dehydration and weight loss that follow. It is most important to remember that only approved herbs should be used during pregnancy to avoid unwanted side effects that can harm the fetus. Let us look at some of the safe herbs that all women can use during this special period.



 


 


Few Home Remedies For Morning Sickness


  • Ginger has been widely used and accepted as a useful spice to treat nausea during pregnancy. It can be used in various forms such as dry and fresh ginger, ginger tea and ginger ale.


  • The zesty smell of fresh lemon reduces the feeling of nausea, at the same time providing you with small amounts of vitamin C. The tangy taste of lemonade is a preferred beverage for morning sickness.


  • Peppermint oil is an instant pep up. The essential oils can be used for the purpose of aromatherapy as the smell soothes a queasy stomach.


  • Fresh herbs like spinach and parsley can be boiled and blended into a soup. This not only gives you sufficient electrolytes and fluids, it is also rich in iron.


  • Cabbage is rich in natural chemicals that help in making episodes of morning sickness easier. It can be made a regular part of the diet and is absolutely safe.


 


Tips For Managing Morning Sickness Naturally


  • Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself well hydrated.



  • If fluids are not tolerated, sucking on ice cubes will help cure a dry mouth.



  • Keep away from deep fried and fatty foods.



  • Small frequent meals are well tolerated and easy to digest.



The above remedies help make this wonderful journey of pregnancy a little easy. Please talk to your doctor if symptoms persist even after the above treatment.


 


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