the travel sickness (also called motion sickness or naupathy) is characterized by a series of disorders (nausea, dizziness, etc.) appearing during a trip by boat, plane or car. Summer is therefore very often conducive to seeing the sales figures for products against motion sickness increase. According to Gers Data, since the start of 2022, there has been an increase in more than 56% of the quantities sold with a plus of 16.98% over the month of June 2022 vs 2021
The causes and solutions of motion sickness
Motion sickness is caused by maladaptive brain response, linked to an opposition between the information provided by the eyes and that given by the vestibule. “Sea sickness” on a boat, “airsickness” on a plane, for some. “Motion sickness” in the bus or car, it is less common in the train. Rare in infants, motion sickness becomes common in children ages 2 to 12, then less common in adolescence. Adults affected are most often women, especially during painful periods or pregnancy.
Tablets, capsules, Cocculine-type lozenges from Boiron, Mercalm from Melisana Pharma or Nausicalm from Brothier topped sales. Not to mention, the essential accessory that is part of the Top 20 most searched products on the Web in the last 3 weeks: the bracelet! It works by stimulating acupressure points. And for the little ones, natural oral solution Pediakid Nausea. This oral solution will help your child to fight against vomiting (short duration) or nausea in transport.
The radius grandma’s remedies : ginger in infusion against nausea, mint on a sugar from 7 years against motion sickness. Always on a sugar, 30 minutes before departure: a few drops of lemon essential oil, 1 drop of lemon balm water. Some prefer to sit in the direction of travel, or even refrain from reading. And you?
Have a good trip !