If you are experiencing nauseousness, especially while on birth control, I take one ginger capsules at least twice a day really. Ginger is excellent remedy for nausea and motion sickness.
My ultimate cure for a bad period pain/blues while at home: I take ibuprofen, small dose aspirin, & my own concoction of hot tea; which is usually consist of green tea, ginger, chamomile & honey. After a warm bathe with 1 pound of Epsom Salt, yes I use that much and it's safe. I sit back and enjoy a cup of tea.