Motion sickness can quickly turn a road trip into a memorable experience for all the wrong reasons. Here are a few tips for staving off nausea in the car. 

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Travel Essentials
While some people use essential oils for relaxation or meditation, others find them helpful when dealing with travel sickness. Apply a few drop of peppermint or ginger oil to the back of your neck or below your belly button for the best results.

Spice It Up
Ginger is an age-old remedy for any stomach related issues. If ginger ale is not your thing, or you don’t have access to any fresh ginger root, try a mess-free ginger chew. Products such as Chimes ( or GinGins ( have been known to work wonders.

Pressure’s On
Need a quick fix? Hold out one hand palm-up. With your other hand, measure three fingers down your wrist. Apply pressure with your thumb for 2-3 minutes for nausea relief in any travel situation.

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