Cure motion sickness with amla

Motion sickness also called as travel sickness is a common problem which is because for some, travel or unusual movements is uncomfortable. It may be due to travelling by car, bus, boat or flight and so on. By following some simple remedies at home, you can cure motion sickness. Motion sickness is so common to young children and pregnant ladies. The main cause for motion sickness is lack proper ventilation, fear and anxiety, or the motion is felt by the brain through different pathways like ear, eyes and tissues of the body surface. The symptoms are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, increased sweating, tiredness, feeling uneasy and rapid breathing.

Here is a simple home remedy to prevent motion sickness. Take one Indian gooseberry (amla), half teaspoon of cumin seeds and water. Blend amla and cumin seed by adding little water. Strain the juice and consume regularly for 41 days.

Cumin seeds – Names in other languages

  • Scientific name – Cuminum cyminum
  • English – Cumin seeds
  • Hindi – Jeera
  • Sanskrit – Jiraka
  • Malayalam – Jeerakam
  • Bengali – Jeera
  • Tamil – Jeeragam
  • Kannada – Jeerige
  • Telugu – Jeelakari

Indian gooseberry is a powerhouse of nutrients. It contains an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamin A, C, iron, fibre, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Indian gooseberry can treat nausea by normalizing the balance of hormones. It has citric acid which provides relief from nausea and stimulates digestive enzymes in the body. Vitamin C is also favorable in treating travel sickness.

Regular consumption of Indian gooseberry (amla) gives amazing health benefits.

Indian gooseberry help strengthens the body, heart and mind.

Regular intake of medicines, antibiotics and alcohol causes toxin build up in the liver. The fresh amla juice on an empty stomach flushes out all toxins from the body. It helps purify blood and clean the body.

Vitamin C helps to improve eye sight, helps repair and regenerate tissues, protects against cardiovascular disease, and skin wrinkling.

Indian gooseberry contains chromium which reduces blood sugar in diabetic patients.

Gooseberry is high in water content and also slightly diuretic in nature. It increases frequency and volume of urination. This diuretic substance keeps kidney healthy and prevents urine infection.

Fibre content aids in good digestion and reduces the chances of constipation. It relieves diarrhea and dysentery.

Follow the below simple steps to cure motion sickness.

How to cure motion sickness with Indian gooseberry (Amla) – DIY

  • 1 Indian gooseberry (Amla)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 50 ml Water
  1. To make the juice, use Indian gooseberry (amla), cumin seeds and water.
  2. Remove the seed and chop amla.
  3. Add chopped amla to blender.
  4. Add half a teaspoon of cumin seeds.
  5. Add 50 ml water before blending.
  6. Blend well.
  7. Strain the juice.
  8. Amla juice is done.


Consume this juice once a day continuously for 41 days to cure motion sickness.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.