A natural hangover cure?
An old wive's tale, and advice from mothers the world over, states that burnt toast can absorb all that bad poison inside your body from a night of alcohol debotchery. Now we are very careful when we challenge the very people that brought us into this world, however...
We're sorry mom, but burnt toast as a cure for a hangover, scientifically speaking, just won't work. The burnt carbon that folks theorize will filter up alcohol isn't the same as activated carbon which does. And you certainly don't want to ingest activated carbon! DO NOT DO THAT FOR ANY REASON.
The silver lining to all this is now you don't have to feel like you ever need to eat burnt toast again.
Is there a natural cure for a hangover moms would approve of that actually exists? Good old fashioned time and water are probably the closest thing most doctors and scientists would even entertain as a so-called 'cure'.
Medical experts agree that there is no strictly "safe" level of alcohol consumption. Find out more facts about alcohol use and heath here.
Other Hangover 'remedies'.
Here's a list of home remedies we've found that supposedly taking care of that massive, pounding hangover. Some are from bartentders, some are just folklore. Some are even billed as natural ways to take care of 'the dog that bit 'ya'. Just remember, only time and water are what most doctors and scientists believe in. That, and the fact that prevention is often the best form of medicine.
They may not be scientifically sound. They may not even be remotely effective. But ask around and these top five hangover 'cures' seem to be the most popular around.
If you think the person who makes their living getting people to drink each night has more of an insight on hangovers than any doctor, then this list of top remedies from bartenders is for you.
Maybe it's because they came from our Moms. Maybe it's because these so-called cures are all natural foods. Either way, people believe this list work wonders on a hangover.
The opinions of a bazillion people can't be wrong, right? Here's a list of hangover cures from all around the world. But beware, some of them might be worse than what got you there.