During the festive season, even the most careful among us are likely to experience that “morning after the night before” feeling as those seasonal indulgences take their toll. Before you reach for the painkillers, here’s a look at a few of the best all-natural, fast-acting hangover remedies that will soothe those sore heads and weary livers in a kinder, gentler way. Why not give them a try?
Top Natural Hangover Cures
Milk thistle: This detoxing herb is the ultimate first aid choice for your liver, protecting and repairing cells and undoing the damage caused by alcohol.
Buchu: This indigenous plant is a natural anti-inflammatory that helps soothe the symptoms of hangovers, plus it helps to flush out the kidneys. A cup of buchu tea is a great way to relax and restore balance to your body.
Bananas: Because alcohol is a diuretic, it quickly depletes your body’s potassium levels – so this potassium-packed fruit is a great way to get back into balance, Bananas are also rich in energy and electrolytes. Banana and honey smoothies are a tasty way to speed up that post-party recovery.
Raw honey: This handy home remedy is full of fructose, which helps the body metabolise and digest alcohol. It’s also full of antioxidants and potassium – plus it’s sweet and easy to swallow!
Coconut Water: Provides intensive hydration and a much-needed potassium boost. A simple, sip-and-soothe hangover cure.
Ginger root: Fresh ginger is a popular natural remedy for nausea and seasickness, and works wonders on hangovers as well. Try a ready-made ginger tea blend, or brew your own.
Recipe for hangover healing ginger tea:
- 10 to12 slices of fresh ginger
- 4 cups of water
- 1 juiced orange
- ½ juiced lemon
- ½ cup raw honey
- Boil the ginger and water for 10 minutes.
- Strain and add the lemon juice, orange juice and honey.
For all you party animals out there, Faithful to Nature has lovingly put together a 3-piece natural party survival kit: includes 1L Raw C Pure Coconut Water, AllisOne Tissue Salts – Nat Sulph for detoxification and liver support and a Sassui Aromatherapy Eye Pillow Citrus to refresh and revive.
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AllisOne Tissue Salts – Nat Sulph (Detoxify): Highly recommended
28 Sep, 2014, By Alde Being in the sales industry regular overindulgence with clients are inevitable. No more headaches since using this product – definitely helps your body to detoxify!