Hangover Cures

Top 10 strangest hangover cures from around the world

By Sara Hussein

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Hangover cures: some tips from drinkers around the world
Hangover cures: some tips from drinkers around the world
This week, Ebookers has put together 100 Hangover Cures from Around the World. While this couldn’t be a more perfect time to discover alternative methods to soothe that dreaded hangover, we found some remedies that might seem a little unusual. 

Feast your eyes on some delightful cures below.  

1. Deep-fried canary 

Once used by the ancient Romans, this cure is meant to boost blood sugar levels and fatty acids in the body. Works wonders after a messy night out. 

Deep-Fried-Canary (1)

2. Green ant tea

Boiled green ant abdomen, said to taste like lime, can be a refreshing shock to the system, according to the indigenous Australians. 

Green-Ant-Tea (1)

3. Lemon on Armpit 

Puerto Ricans believe that, to prevent dehydration, rubbing lemons under one’s armpit before a heavy drinking session can reduce the effects of harsh hangover. 

4. Vodka Socks 

In Estonia, after a boozy night, soaking socks in hot water and vodka along with a nice cup of tea, is said to release alcohol from the body through sweat. Nice.

Vodka-Socks (1)

5. Tape on the Forehead 

Placing a tape on your forehead covering the acupuncture points — found between the eyebrows — is said to relieve a hangover headache. 

Tape-on-Forehead (1)

6. Shot glass olive oil 

In Russia it is believed that downing a shot of olive oil can delay the alcohol from being absorbed by the body and alleviate a hangover the next day. 

7. Kater salad 

How about a nice salad of pickled herring, yoghurt, onions, bell peppers and paprika as a lovely, wholesome, breakfast?

8. Pickled sheep's eye in tomato juice 

Nothing says good morning like a glass of pickled sheep eye floating around in red thick liquid in Mongolia.

Pickled-Sheep-Eye

9. Necklace of Chameadaphne Leaves 

Good enough for the ancient Egyptians, utterly useless to modern man. 

10. Abstinence

Simple. 

You can view the full list here​. 

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