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The Traveller’s Guide to Natural Remedies

Did you know that some of the most common ailments that travellers come across on holiday can be helped or even solved with a few natural ingredients? A lot of these can be bought very easily in the supermarket or health food store, you may already have some at home to take with you or you could buy them locally.

A lot of these herbs and spices have been used for hundreds of years, and are a great alternative to those that prefer the natural approach to healing. We’ve come up with seven of the best tricks to soothe and cure your holiday troubles.

Ease your motion sickness

Settle an upset stomach

To aid colds and flu

Save yourself from altitude sickness

Soothe your sun burnt skin

Relieve jellyfish stings

Remember to remove any pieces of jellyfish tentacle first by rinsing with seawater, before attempting any of these methods.

Ease the itchy bug bites

Herbs and other natural agents, can help treat a range of health issues, however they are not meant to replace the advice of medical professionals. It is also wise to double check first if you have any pre-existing conditions, are on any medications or for use on children or infants. If symptoms persist or get worse then do seek professional help.

If you have any healing remedies of your own, then please leave them in the comments below.

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