Blackmores Travel Calm Ginger contains ginger, which is a traditional herbal medicine used for its settling effect on the stomach. Blackmores Travel Calm Ginger helps to relieve nausea, reduces travel or motion sickness. It is a non-drowsy formula and suitable for children over 6 years.
Research supports the use of ginger to reduce the occurrence of and symptoms of motion sickness. These symptoms include nausea, vomiting, vertigo and cold sweats. The actual mechanism of action is unclear, however it has been suggested that ginger aids in these conditions by having a local action on the digestive system.
Ginger is warming and stimulating, and aids digestion by promoting the secretion of gastric acids. Ginger can reduce the symptoms of gastrointestinal upset as it is a carminative which eases colic and flatulence, while helping to relieve vomiting and gastrointestinal muscular spasm.
No added salt, yeast, gluten, wheat, milk derivatives, preservatives, artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners.
Adults - Take 2 to 3 tablets ½ an hour before travelling; then 1 tablet every 2 hours.
Children 6-12 years – Take 2 tablets 30 minutes before travelling, then ½ to 1 tablet every 2 hours, depending on severity.
Under 6 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
Always read the label. Use only as directed.
If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional.