Natural Home Remedies for Hangover

Hangover is caused by the after-effects of alcohol. Effects of a hangover are both physiological and psychological.People experience common symptoms like accelerated heartbeat, anxiety, body pain, dizziness, headache, nausea, lethargy, and vomiting.


Top 10 ways to Get Rid of a Hangover.



Drink plenty of water gets rid of hangover symptoms. Alcohol drains water from the body. We immediately need to rehydrate our body. Drinking water at regular intervals dilutes the impurities left in the stomach and cures hangover.



Lemon helps to fight queasiness, dizziness, and muscle pain caused due to excessive drinking. It rebalances the body and controls the level of blood sugar level by altering the pH level.



Honey is another hangover cure since it is rich in potassium. It helps counteract the effects of excessive drinking. Honey also contains fructose, which helps metabolize the alcohol remaining in the body, and thus reduces hangover symptoms.


Ginger is one of the best hangover remedies to cure a hangover fast at home. It provides relief from nausea and vomiting. Hence, the stomach is soothed and with fast relief.



Tomato juice is extremely beneficial to cure a hangover instantly. Tomato juice also contains fructose. Additionally, tomato juice is rich in vitamins, minerals and other enzymes to overcome the after-effects of drinking quickly.



Peppermint is an excellent herb to treat the symptoms of hangover naturally. It relieves tension, nausea and bloating. Peppermint also aids digestion to speed up the detoxification process.


Body potassium gets drained from the body due to heavy drinking. No too many people know, but bananas are foods that help hangovers.

It replenishes potassium and lost electrolytes of the body. Banana supplies an abundant amount of potassium to the body and clams the stomach. It also boosts the energy level of the body. Try to add 1 or 2 bananas to your everyday breakfast, if you have night drinking habits. This alleviates the hangover symptoms. Banana milkshake with honey can be a tastier option.



Oil pulling is excellent for avoiding hangovers. It naturally detoxifies and removes toxins from the body.

Take 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and swish in all directions of your mouth. Swish it across your teeth also. Continue this process for 15 to 20 minutes and hawk out the oil. Rinse your mouth properly with water. Don’t swallow or gargle the oil.



A good sleep can cure hangover naturally and helps the body to recover. If you find it difficult to sleep after heavy drinking, it is advisable to darken the bedroom and put on calm/healing music while going to sleep.

10. TOAST and EGG 

Plain bread toast and egg is an excellent hangover food to get rid of a hangover fast.

Bread toast supplies carbohydrates and egg provides carbon & cysteine to the body which removes the body impurities. Cysteine simplifies the alcohol in the body* and helps to get rid of a hangover headache.

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