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Can the smell of rubbing alcohol relieve nausea?

Posted at 9:55 AM, Dec 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-08 09:55:21-05

(NBC) New research reveals the smell of rubbing alcohol may help relieve nausea.

Scientists asked emergency room patients complaining of nausea to sniff pads soaked in either alcohol or a saline solution.

Within 10 minutes, those in the alcohol group were twice as likely to have relief from their symptoms than patients in the saline group.

Courtesy: NBC News Channel