Everyone likes to indulge in a few alcoholic drinks from time to time, but the enjoyment is short-lived the next morning when you awake with a massive headache and a hangover. People have been trying to create effective cures for the hangover for centuries and this is not something that is common in America alone. Hangovers appear to be universal and some of the remedies might surprise and actually sicken you.
Here are some of the most shocking hangover cures from around the world:
When you wake up with a massive hangover the last thing that you want to see is normally food. However, in the UK it is common practice to try curing a hangover with a huge breakfast. An English breakfast in the UK consists of bacon, eggs, sausage, toast, tomatoes and mushrooms. All of these ingredients are fried together and served with hash browns. The purpose of this large breakfast is to give your body the protein and fat it needs to allow the liver to recover.
This Italian cure for a hangover might leave many grossed out. A puzzle is essentially dried bull penis that is full of protein and minerals. This was even used during the 2008 Olympics by participants looking to increase stamina. I don’t know about you, but I will keep my hangover and pass on the dried bull penis.
Eyeball Tomato Juice
Even the Chinese have developed their own remedies for the hangover, but there methods may be a bit drastic for most. Putting sheep’s eyeballs in tomato juice is the hangover cure that many Chinese swear by. The tomato juice is designed to help flush the alcohol out of your system. This might mean that you could drink some tomato juice and forget about the sheep’s eyes.
The Namibia cure for the hangover is pretty exotic and innovative. A drink called Buffalo Milk is made from cream, clotted cream, rum and crème liqueurs. It is a rich protein drink that is supposed to line the stomach and keep your hangover at bay. If you have a weak stomach, this might not be the hangover remedy for you.
Instead of reaching for the Tylenol or sleeping in till evening, you might opt for one of these hangover remedies. However, it might be safer to stick with tried and true methods that work for you.