Home Remedies for Hangovers
Headaches, nausea, vomiting blur last's night party?
The good news is there are home remedies for hangovers that will relieve these symptoms.
Even better, you will be glad to know that hangover will eventually pass by itself. In fact, Dr Guy Ratcliffe, the medical director of the Medical Council on Alcohol, says one of the best hangover home remedies is time, rest and relaxation.
Among the vast range of home remedies for hangovers, some of the healthiest choices you can make are herbal teas.
They will help you get rid of headaches, nausea, and also digestive problems. In addition, they provide the much needed hydration, even if you think you already "hydrated" yourself.
Getting rid of a hangover – Migraine
Stop the torment of headaches, nausea and next day sickness with Green tea
, rich in antioxidants. Some say this tea makes a hangover pass very quickly and is more efficient than coffee.
For the quickest results, make a concentrated infusion with 3 teaspoons of green tea in 2 cups boiling water. Let it steep for 5 minutes and then add 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 cup of mineral water and a pinch of salt.
If your stomach objects to the bitter taste, add lemon juice in the tea. Drink the tea in small sips on an empty stomach.
Getting rid of a hangover – Nausea
Treat nausea with Peppermint tea
. Boil 50 g / 1.8 oz peppermint in 2 cups water for 5 minutes. Let it steep for 15 minutes. Drink 1-2 cups of tea.
Most of us used Ginger since childhood against nausea and headaches. These qualities make it also one of the most used home remedies for hangovers.
Make yourself a cup of tea with 2 teaspoons of fresh grinded ginger. Let steep for 5-10 minutes and then drink in small sips.
More home remedies for nausea
Here is a cheat sheet with my favorite home remedies for nausea.
You didn't hear this from me ;-), but read until the end of the cheat sheet and discover Paula’s secret home remedy for nausea.
Getting rid of a hangover - digestive discomfort
If you look in your kitchen, you will find some herbal teas which are very effective home remedies for hangovers and will help your stomach recover quickly.
* Make an infusion from Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) and Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). Use 1 teaspoon of each herb in 1 cup of boiling water.
* Another soothing combination for the stomach is a tea with Yarrow and Marigold. Use 1 teaspoon of each herb in 1 cup of boiling water.
* St. John's Wort is one of the most effective herbal remedies for alcohol abuse. A cup of St. John's Wort tea with a pinch of salt is one of the quickest hangover home remedies.
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