Kate Middleton's smelly morning sickness cure

Kate Middleton's smelly morning sickness cure
Britain's Prince William stands next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge as she leaves the King Edward VII hospital in central London, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

The Duchess of Cambridge is using scented candles to help her combat morning sickness in the second trimester of her pregnancy.

According to The Daily Mail, Kate is said to have filled her Kensington Palace home with the Contentment candle, made with the oils of the rare South African buchu plant.

In South Africa, buchu leaves  are used as a remedy for gastrointestinal ailments and yhe plant gives off a scent similar to blackcurrant, the Daily Mail reported.