Suffering from nausea? We hear you, it sucks. You may feel a sensation of unease in the stomach with an urge to vomit.
Then you also have, motion sickness; which anyone can experience. During motion sickness one of the phenomena that occurs, includes increased salivation, this can be stopped by tannins which is contained in olives; hence popping a few olives can stop your mouth watering.
So you guessed it, for this homemade remedy all you'll need is, olives. You should always consider a natural, drug-free option first for any ailment.
Olives are not only a savory and delicious addition to meals or appetizers; they’re low in carbs but high in healthy fats. They’re also linked to several health benefits.
Why it works you ask? Motion sickness is accompanied by increased salivation, which is the body's way of protecting teeth from stomach acid in the event of vomiting.
The key is to eat the olives as soon as the first waves of motion sickness hit. Why? Well because olives contain tannins, which dry the mouth out, so eating a few can eliminate the excess saliva. Treating that symptom can reduce nausea and keep the body from vomiting. Additionally, the saltiness can feel comforting to your upset tummy.
Believe it or not, an olive is actually a fruit. It’s edible and produces oil used in cooking and other applications. Olives are grown in the Mediterranean and they’re cured and fermented before they become edible. Olives are one of the fruits well known for its health benefits.
Eating olives can even help to prevent nausea during pregnancy. Olives also contain catechins which are chemicals known to inhibit nausea and gas. Catechins can also be found in barley and strawberries.
Now you know, next time you feel the first wave of motion sickness hitting you, eat a few olives and you should be okay.
Simply eat a few olives to stave off feelings of nausea from morning or motion sickness.
The tannins in olives dry up your saliva to ease that icky feeling.