HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR SEASICKNESS
Seasickness is a form of motion sickness characterized by a feeling of nausea and, in extreme cases, vertigo, experienced after spending time on a craft on water.
This condition is caused by the rocking motion of the craft Most people tend to concentrate on the inner surroundings or close the eyes and try to sleep. This will cause the worst effect of the disturbance.
The brain receives conflicting signals: while the eyes show a world that is still, our body, and in particular the equilibrium sensors located in our ears, send signals of a moving environment. This discordance causes the mind to send to the whole body a general alarm signal, in order to stop all activities, in particular the most complex of all, the digestion process.
PETROLEUM 30- Specific for seasickness. The patient suffers from violent nausea and vomiting with vertigo and occipital headache. Nausea from riding in a carriage
APOMORPHIA 30- Vomiting of cerebral origin.
TABACUM 30- Worse from least motion and better on deck in fresh cold air, but with characteristic symptoms of pallor, cold sweat and coldness , especially of the hands
STAPHYSAGRIA 30- For sea sickness in nervous persons. It should be taken at the movement when dizziness and nausea commenced before vomiting sets in
COCCULUS INDICUS 30- When riding in a carriage. Caused by swinging
NUX VOMICA 30- Problems of digestion in travellers
THERIDION 30- Sea sickness. For nervous women who shut their eyes to get rid of the motion of the ship
PULSATILLA 30- Better in open air on deck but gets seasickness as soon as she enters the room. Temperamentally cheerful but easily affected to tears, thirstlessness
BORAX 30- Nausea and vomiting with its red line symptom dread of downward motion. The downward motion of the ship or carriage brings on nausea and vomiting
BRYONIA 30- When the patient feels better by lying down quiet. Every disturbance , even offering of medicine aggravates his troubles.
COFFEA 30- Continued sickness at stomach with stomach, constant inclination to vomit felt in throat, vomiting of mucus with violent attacks of migraine