Too much of drinking during last night’s party. Reeling from the effects of a hangover? A heavy head and a queasy stomach? Some very effective home remedies which are easy to follow are given here:
The reason for the after effects is because you are dehydrated due to too much of alcohol. Before hitting the bed, drink at least three big glasses of water. It’ll wake you up frequently during the night with an urge to pass urine. Do that, as this will help in eliminating alcohol out of the body.
Definitely, it well help in saving the next day for you as you quickly get over a hangover.
Lemon Juice :
Squeeze the juice of one lemon in two big glasses of water. Add a pinch of salt. Drink this. This helps in rehydrating the body and replenishing it with essential salts.
The tangy flavour of lemon helps in getting rid of a headache.
Take a pinch of edible baking soda and mix it in a glass of water. Drink this. Though not a tasty drink, it helps in curing the hangover caused due to the heavy alcoholic drink.
If you feel like vomiting, by all means, vomit. Vomiting is one of the first steps in self-defence by the body to get rid of unwanted substances. You can even gently induce vomiting by drinking rapidly lots of water. Once it reaches the optimum, the stomach will automatically get rid of excess fluids including the alcohol by throwing it up as puke.
The morning after a heavy alcohol session can be quite trying, what with a heavy head ache. Have half-a-cup of strong coffee to stimulate the senses. It helps in creating feelings of wellness.
However, never overdo coffee as it can worsen a hangover.
Oats and yogurt :
Have a light breakfast the next day. Do not fill the tummy. One of the easiest ways is to have boiled oats by adding a pinch of salt and a few teaspoons of probiotic yogurt.
Probiotic yogurt helps in curing a hangover and oats, while being light, energises the body to sharpen its defences.
Have ginger root or ginger tea. This definitely cures a hangover.
Make ginger tea by adding de-peeled, crushed ginger to boiling water. Let the water reduce to half of the original quantity. Add a little lemon juice and a teaspoonful of organic honey and drink it hot.
This helps to quell a hangover.
Heat water and fill in a hot water bag. Lie down on the bed and place the hot water bottle on the aching tummy. This helps in relieving the pain and easing the hangover.
Alcohol not only rids the body of essential fluids, it also washes away the essential minerals and vitamins. To counter this, have magnesium-rich foods like ripe bananas, avocadoes or barley, for breakfast, after a hangover.
Vitamin B-rich food:
Also, to supplement the loss of vitamin B-rich food, consume foods like oatmeal, brown bread and wheat germ for breakfast.
Having a brown bread dry toast helps after a hangover. It sucks the excess alcohol and relieves the person of the symptoms.
Have tea prepared with an infusion of about twenty mint leaves. The strong and aromatic leaves of mint are therapeutic and cure a hangover.
If you do not like it as a tea, chew the leaves, raw and swallow. This helps in countering the symptoms of a hangover.
Avoid heavy drinking:
The best way to cure a hangover is to avoid heavy drinking. Keep it light to moderate. You know it is better to be safe than sorry.
Avoid alcohol and enjoy freedom from a queasy stomach and a splitting headache.