Home remedies for a bad hangover

by Praanav Dasarathi | 01 JAN 2017

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Happy new year- and happy hangover? Ringing in the New Year has a tendency to bring party, style, and ... a headache throbbing much like those tunes impacting well past midnight.



The after-effects of drinking too much alcohol, known as a hangover can be both physiological and psychological and are usually experienced the morning.



In addition to causing a hangover, consuming alcohol causes dehydration and When consumed in excess amount, its toxic effects can affect your liver, brain, gastrointestinal system, central nervous system and sensory perception.



Nevertheless, experts suggest few homemade remedies fight off hangover



Drink water: It is important to stay hydrated while you're drinking alcohol. That means drinking ample of water occasionally between cocktails. Aim to drink at least 8-10 glasses throughout the day.



Lemon: Lemon can help get rid of the after-effects of excessive drinking like queasiness, dizziness, and sensitivity to light or sound, and muscle pain. Lemon helps rebalance the body, by controlling.



How to get rid of a hangover?



Add two tsp fresh lemon juice and 1 tsp honey to a glass of warm water.



Stir well and drink it down gradually



Do this as soon as you wake up, and 2-3 times more throughout the day.



Honey: Another excellent cure for hangover symptoms is honey. Being rich in potassium, honey has potent power to neutralize the harmful effects of alcohol



Toast and Egg: Eating some slices of plain toast with an egg is a good idea to alleviate the hangover symptoms. The carbohydrates in toast are a rich source of recovery nutrients.



The morning after a night of heavy drinking, have a breakfast of 2 or 3 pieces of toast & eggs. The carbohydrates in toast are a good source of recovery nutrients.



Before eating your breakfast do not forget to drink in one or two glasses of water



Tomato Juice: Drinking tomato juice is another simple way to control hangover symptoms. This vegetable juice contains fructose. A type of sugar your body metabolizes alcohol more quickly. In addition, it is rich in the vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that help quickly overcome the after-effects of drinking.


Pour a glass of fresh tomato juice or soup



Mix in one tablespoon each of fresh lemon juice and honey, along with a little cayenne pepper.



Drink this juice once in the morning and again in the afternoon.



Banana: Due to excessive drinking, lots of potassium gets drained from your body. To help replenish potassium as well as lost electrolytes, one simple solution is to eat bananas. They are a very good source of potassium. Also, bananas help calm the stomach and boost your energy level.



Go back to bed: A hangover isn't caused by lack of sleep, but that makes it worse.  Take a long nap the day after: The body has self-healing power to recuperate to normal state. 



Ginger: For ages, people have taken ginger to reduce nausea and vomiting. Try nibbling crystallized ginger in the aftermath of a night of drinking. The National Institutes of health reveal early research that consuming a combination of ginger, tangerine pith, and brown sugar prior to drinking reduces nausea and vomiting. 

 Disclaimer: Welthi.com does not guarantee any specific results as a result of the procedures mentioned here, and the results may vary from person to person. Read more

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