Wrist bands work, sometimes, for some people. But none of the seasickness solutions (including drugs) work for more than about 1/3 of the people who try them. With the wrist bands, proper placement of the button and having them tight is important.
"Ginger Candy" can be confusing. "Candied Ginger" is ginger root, sliced and then allowed to dry in a sugar solution till it crystallizes. Best found in oriental groceries where the quality is good the price
reasonable.<G> You'll find candied melons and other non-anglo treats in the same section.