This material based wristband is designed to provide relief from motion sickness and travel nausea and has been cited to aid women with morning sickness. Pregnant female wearers have reported feeling less sick in the mornings due to the way the motion sickness wristbands function.

This type of chemotherapy wristband is also cited as being able to aid cancer treatment patients. During chemotherapy you can experience side effects similar to motion sickness. The wristband is thought to help with the discomfort of undergoing chemotherapy but some of the effects are attributed to placebo effect.