After a long hot summer weekend, it’s back to work on Monday morning. For those that drank in excess will be dreading the morning after so here are some hangover remedies that might work or might not!
Puerto Ricans reportedly believe that rubbing a lemon into your armpit whilst drinking could prevent the next morning becoming a nightmare.
And it makes you smell nice, which is probably the only scientifically proven part of this remedy.
A classic hangover cure. Drop 6 eggs into a glass and swallowed whole. Then go for a 5 km run in 3 layers of clothes. Finish off with a cold shower. Worked for Rocky, right?
However, this cure is not recommended for pregnant women – or anyone else for that matter.
With your beer goggles no longer working, he or she might not look as hot as they did last night. But the best help for your hangover could be next to you. Sex releases oxytocin, which increases your threshold for pain. Plus, you’ll burn off a few of last night’s liquid calories.
Skeptical? Try it anyway!
Cucumber sandwiches, Iboprofen, and water.
Right when you get home, before you go to bed, drink a huge glass of water and eat a cucumber sandwich with mayo and salt and pepper.
Sparrow droppings in Brandy
After drinking many of us swear never to touch a drop of alcohol again, but this old Hungarian cure is an extreme hair of the dog example. Some say if you get a sparrow to do its business in a brandy glass, swill it around and knock it back, you’ll be right as rain.
Dried bull penis
Italians are the brains behind another quirky hangover cure. An old Sicilian belief is that nibbling a bull’s private parts can help the morning after the night before – but their golden rule is it has to be cut and dried first.
The Prairie Oyster
This 19th century “hangover cure” is a cocktail of tomato juice, a whole raw egg, Worcestershire sauce, red wine vinegar and a dash of Tabasco sauce. It replenishes the water, salts
By introducing new toxins into your body, such as capsaicin in Tabasco sauce, your body temporarily turns away from alcohol processing, delaying or eliminating a lot of your symptoms.
Hold your nose and down this is a widely accepted hangover cure. The vinegar, water
Science approved hangover cures
Created by the KGB just after the Second World War, this secret drug was designed to keep agents sober so that they could outdrink their opponents before helping themselves to their secrets.
It didn’t stop them from getting drunk but it did block the toxic chemical acetaldehyde, which damages tissues and leads to hangovers.
RU-21 was popular among hell-raising Hollywood stars a decade or so ago, as it allowed them to party while appearing fresh-faced on set the next morning.
It’s not just for celebs though – you can 120 RU-21 pills for under £20 online.
Intravenous drips provide a quick way to administer fluids when you are feeling unwell.
Traditionally they’ve only been offered to sick people in hospital or health freaks, but thanks to the HANGOVER DOCTOR