Recipes for Hangover Remedies
Although many of these remedies seem to have been developed more to punish than cure, some of them may actually help relieve hangover symptoms. Others may just make you sick to your stomach. You decide.
Some helpful ingredients:
Milk thistle is commonly prescribed for people suffering from liver problems. It is known to help the liver function properly, and it is suspected that it can help the liver process alcohol better.
Often brewed and consumed as a tea, gingerroot is known for its ability to settle an upset stomach.
Fresh Fruit & Veggies
Juices help to replenish lost nutrients, and they help re-hydrate your body quicker than water.
Soup is a common hangover remedy because it soothes the stomach and helps re-hydrate the body.
Most Popular hangover recipes:
1 1/4 - 2 ounces vodka or gin
3-4 ounces chilled beef bouillon
1 tsp. Lemon juice
- Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce and black pepper to taste.
- Place ice cubes in glass, add ingredients and stir gently. Serves 1.
1 ¼ - 2 ounces vodka (optional)
1 whole egg
3 ounces tomato juice (or V-8)
- Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, salt and black pepper to taste.
- The egg should be swallowed whole. If made without alcohol, place ingredients in a shot glass and swallow all at once. (Note: raw eggs may contain salmonella). Serves 1.
1 ½ - 2 ounces vodka
4 ounces tomato juice
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- Tabasco and black pepper to taste.
- Pour over ice cubes and stir well. Garnish with a celery stalk. Serves 1.
(Same as Bloody Mary but replace vodka with tequila)
Keep in mind that drinking alcohol as part of a hangover remedy presents its own set of problems. Read more about the “Hair of the Dog” hangover remedy.
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