Learn how to get rid of nausea using simple home remedies.

Nausea can happen because indigestion and various other reason.

What is Nausea?

Nausea is a sensation of discomfort or uneasiness in the upper stomach with uncontrollable urge to vomit.

Although vomit is seldom preceded. There are so many possible causes of its occurrence.Still, there is no particular symptom which can indicate the reason for the feeling of uneasiness.

Usually, this sensation improves within few hours or so. But if things are not improving since more than 48 hrs, then you shall check with a doctor.

It must be remembered that Nausea is the feeling of vomiting and not followed by it always.

It is not necessary that there will be vomiting if you are having the feeling of discomfort because of this sickness.

Causes of Nausea:

As mentioned above, there are so many causes because of which you may feel like vomiting. The chief culprit mostly in this regard is improper digestion.

Again, problems like stomach infection, depression, food poisoning, motion sickness, chronic tiredness, excessive use of alcohol, an overdose of caffeine, sunstroke, diabetes, head injury, kidney stones, pregnancy, vertigo, stress, mensuration and all such issues can cause nausea.

But with time if situation, doesn’t improve, then it could be some serious indication, and hence a doctor advice will be required.

Common Symptoms of Nausea:

The most common symptom is, of course, the feeling of uneasiness and discomfort. Other indications could be the experience of dry heaves, stomach pain, anxiety, weakness, dizziness, wooziness, and fret.

If you are feeling such issues with your body, then do not worry. Following are the remedies which will provide you relief from this trouble.

Home Remedies To Getting Rid Of Nausea:

Undoubtedly, Nausea is one of the common problems which every one of us faces at some point in time. But at the same

But at the same time, there are several remedies for this sickness. With these solutions, you will surely feel better. These remedies are:



Whether in raw form or a form of tea, ginger is one of the best things to consume when there is a bout of nausea. It enhances the secretion of various juices and enzymes which aids in proper digestion.

Considering the various advantage of this item do not hesitate to take it at any instance.

2. Peppermint

Peppermint Tea
Peppermint Tea

Likewise ginger, peppermint also have similar properties which aids in relieving you from nausea. Its scent is also very effective in treating this attack.

3. Milk Toast:

As said above, bland food is very useful in such condition. Milk toast thus is one of the best things to eat if you are suffering from this common sickness.

In this combination, bread will absorb the excess acid of your stomach while milk will coat the stomach and aids in settling it.

Drinking milk straight may upset your stomach in this situation, so milk toast is the best option for you.

4. Lemon:


It is an another best item to consume when you get an attack of nausea. You could take a solution of lemon and salt in a glass of water or can suck the wedge of the lemon directly. Remember, in

Remember, in this scenario frozen or cold lemon gives a better result.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar:

It is one of the best items to take for some instant relief from a bout of nausea. In about 8oz of water put some Apple Cider Vinegar and drink it.

This remedy is very useful if you are having nausea because of issues like food poisoning or morning sickness.

6. Raspberries


It is another good solution if you feel you are suffering from this uneasiness due to morning sickness.

Simply eat one full bowl of raspberries in the morning. This will give you relief from both of the troubles.

7. Non-carbonated Syrup:

The intake of carbohydrate in such a condition is considered as very useful. It provides relief from stomach trouble and thus reduces the effect of nausea.

Drink a minimum of 1-2 tsp of non-carbonated syrup to put a control over nausea in a natural manner.

8. Rice water:

It could seem strange, but its true. This solution is also considered as the best way to check on this common sickness.

Just add some rice in a cup of water and boil it for around 10-20 minutes. Strain the water and drink it.

9. Cumin Seeds:

Cumin Seeds
Cumin Seeds

This is another natural way to get rid of nausea instantly. Crush few cumin seeds and have it in your mouth. You will surely feel better in few moments.

10.Wheat germ:

It is an excellent remedy to cure nausea. Only add 1tsp of wheat germ in a cup of milk and drink it twice a day to cure nausea more effectively.

11. Baking Soda:

Drinking baking soda sounds weird because of its odd taste. But it is said, bitter medicines are more effective.

So if necessary, neutralize don’t hesitate to drink ½ spoon baking soda in a cup of water and consume it. It will surely give you instant relief.

12. Onion Juice:

Onion Juice
Onion Juice

Needless to say the positive effects of onion in a human body. So drink onion juice to put a control over this discomfort. Adding some grated ginger will be a more effective solution.


neutralizes the effect of acid in your stomach, thus giving an ultimate relief from the effect of nausea.



Add 1 tsp of clove (in powder form) in a cup of boiling water. Steep it for five minutes and then drink it after straining. You may add some honey to avoid its sour taste.

Alternatively, you may also chew 1/ 2 cloves or could inhale the smell of clove oil through the handkerchief.

15. Fennel:


In a cup of hot water add 1 tsp of fennel seeds to it and leave it for 10 minutes. After that add some lemon juice and 1 tsp of honey to it.

Consume the prepared solution. As an alternate, you can also chew fennel seeds directly.

16. Aniseed


Add about ¼ tsp of Aniseed in half cup of boiling water. After around 5 minutes strain the solution and drink the remainder. You could also sprinkle this item over various fruits.

17. Cranberry Juice

Cranberry Juice
Cranberry Juice

This is again one of the best item to consume whenever there is a bout of nausea, for an instant relief.

18. Sugar Syrup:

Effective in curing so many health issues, sugar syrup is also an useful aid in treating nausea. All you need to do is drink 1-2 tsp of it when needed.

19. Chamomile Tea:

Chamomile Tea
Chamomile Tea

Steep some fresh chamomile leaves over hot water for 5-7 minutes. Strain the solution and drink it. It will surely check your sickness.

20. Cinnamon:


Drinking Cinnamon tea is another useful way to relieve yourself from nausea.So, drink it regularly whenever you feel such symptom. Make sure

So, drink it regularly whenever you feel such symptom. Make sure do not consume this item if you are pregnant.

21. Aromatherapy:


It is definitely an effective remedy which most of us will love to use. We all like nice smells and when it comes from essential oils like dandelion, spearmint oil, lavender and more, the problem of headache and nausea automatically gets treated.

22. Holy Basil:

Mix honey and holy basil in an equal amount. Consume the same to check various stomach issues and to check nausea. If you suffer from nausea constantly, then it will not be a bad idea to chew fresh holy basil leaves.

If you suffer from nausea constantly, then it will not be a bad idea to chew fresh holy basil leaves.

23. Raspberry leaf

Raspberry leaf
Raspberry leaf

Prepare a solution of dry raspberry leaf with hot water and drink it. The presence of tannin in the raspberry leaf is very useful in checking nausea.

Lifestyle Advice to get relief from nausea:

1.Take rest:

This is the first thing you shall do if you are getting a nausea attack. This can become worse if you keep on doing any sort of physical activity.

Try to take rest by sitting still or by taking a nap. You will surely feel better with this.

2.Take Deep Breath:

While taking rest, take some deep breath.Intake of some fresh air could clear your lungs and ultimately reduce anxiety. By this your stomach can also feel better thus making you feel easy and comfortable.

3.Cool your body:

If there is a rise in your body temperature during nausea attack, then this may lead the severity of the problem from low or moderate to the next level. Therefore, it is advised to give as much air possible to your body.

You could also cool your body by placing a clean washcloth, dipped in cold water, on your back. These would help in stabilizing your body temperature.

4. Bath:

This is another great way of keeping your body cool, thus reducing the impact of nausea. Taking a shower will relax your body, stimulates your mind and also will make you feel fresh. This helps in putting a check over this common sickness.

Taking a shower will relax your body, stimulates your mind and also will make you feel fresh. This helps in putting a check over this common sickness.

5. Refresh your mind:

This seems to be strange, but its true. Sometimes with mild attack of nausea, all you need to recover is some rest along with some refreshing activities.

This is because at times stress is one of the major reason for the occurrence of this problem.If we do something to become distress for a while, then the effect of the attack gradually diminish.

6. Avoiding strong odour:

The sense of smell of your body is directly connected to the digestive system of the body.

So any strong smell or odour can increase the impact of nausea and gradually worsening it. So its better to avoid the same.

7. Acupressure:

Yes, this is one of the best method to bring nausea under control.

All you need to do is form a ‘C’ Shape using your index and middle finger and use the same to press firmly on the groove involving the two large tendons present inside your wrist that begins from the base of the palm.

Hold the fingers in the same manner for about 30 seconds and then release it. You shall feel better afterwards.

If you unable to do it on your own, then alternatively you can purchase acupressure bands. The buttons of these bands will apply constant pressure on required points thus preventing you from several negative things.

8. Stretches on back and neck:

At times, nausea may be caused by discomfort in your neck and back. So some gentle exercise or stretches on your back and neck can provide you relief.

9. Keep Consuming foods in small amounts:

Whenever you suffer from this problem of uneasiness, then don’t avoid eating foods. Keep on eating and drinking but in small amounts. Hunger and dehydration can worsen nausea (also it is one of the

Hunger and dehydration can worsen nausea (also it is one of the cause of it). So its better to have food although in a small amount.

Do’s and Dont’s when you get an attack of Nausea:


  • Drink minimum of 6 glasses of water regularly.
  • Consume less Caffeine.
  • Eat your meal slowly and in small amount.
  • Eat bland foods like toast, noodles, crackers, potatoes, rice and more.
  • You should also try hydrating items like soups in these conditions.
  • Take proper rest.
  • Suck hard candies.


  • Don’t consume any fluid while eating.
  • Don’t take any item which is not easy to digest.
  • Avoid consumption of oily, spicy food along with dairy products.
  • Avoid Alcohol.
  • Do not mix cold and hot items when you are eating.
  • Don’t lie down immediately after eating.
  • Stay away from repulsive smells and avoid hot rooms.

Nausea is very common nowadays as the improper digestion keep on happening.But it is something not to worry for.

You have checked so many home and simple remedies are there to get rid of nausea as well as to keep your stomach healthy.

Keep in mind healthy stomach reflects healthy body, healthy mind and healthy life.


Dr.Suresh is an Ayurvedic specialist on Neurological disorders who is travelling all over Europe with a sole purpose i.e to spread the priceless teachings of Ayurveda. He has received Atreya international & charaka international award for excellence in Ayurveda.