10 Weirdest Hangover Cures that Totally Work

It happens to the best of us. Too many bevvies and an early start the next day. What are some great ways to sure a hangover? Here are some of the best!

 1. Coconut water wellness

  • It’s true – best from a real coconut, but the bottled stuff is fine.
  • It contains five essential electrolytes – sodium, magnesium, calcium, potassium, phosphorus.
  • This means it is more Isotonic, with less carbs and calories than a typical sports drink.

2. Miso soup saviour

  • Contains all essential amino acids, making it a complete protein.
  • Restores beneficial probiotics to the intestines.
  • Is a good vegetable-quality source of B vitamins (especially B12)

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3. Eggs are excellent

  • No, you don’t need to eat them raw! You are not Rocky!
  • One egg contains 6 grams of high-quality protein and all 9 essential amino acids.
  • Eggs are one of the only foods that contain naturally occurring vitamin D.

4. Cordial cures ya

  • The Australian government does not like cordial at all: Sweet drinks such as juice, cordial and soft drinks may cause health problems for children if consumed in large amounts. Problems may include tooth decay, diarrhoea and a poor appetite.
  • I don’t care what they say – cordial rocks for curing a hangover – get swillin!
  • Also has fewer calories than some soft drinks.

5. Seafood saves ya

  • Never tried this one myself, never will
  • The omega 3 and fatty acids can help you
  • Think oysters, salmon and scallops. But yuck!

6. Homemade happy hangover brew

  • 1 cup of ginger tea
  • 1 paracetamol tablet
  • 1 spoon of honey (or maple syrup for vegans) + cinnamon

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7. The Bondi cure

  • Go to Bondi Beach
  • Remove clothes
  • Jump in
  • Please note this will not work if you are anywhere else but Australia, sorry

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8. Pickles are perfect

  • I love pickles, especially Israeli pickles that my friend Susie got me into
  • Brine is so salty and good when you are hungover
  • Use cucumbers that are small, young, dark green, firm, and have warty skin

9. Hair of the dog

  • This always works – just don’t keep on drinking!
  • It works by restoring the chemical levels in your brain – that’s what a drunk guy told me
  • White wine or vodka, my bevvies of choice

10. Chilli challenge

  • An oldie but a goodie!
  • Chilli peppers have amazingly high levels of vitamins and minerals. Just 100 g provides (in % of recommended daily allowance)
  • Chillies contain a good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium

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  1. February 14, 2014

    I got a great idea, don’t drink!

    1. February 14, 2014

      Why thanks for your comment, Daniel!

      Alyce will take heed!

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