Drinking water or a cup of coffee may cure your hangover the morning after a night of partying, but in other parts of the world, it gets more complicated than that. If you need to be somewhere important and you’re struggling with a hangover, you may want to consider the following as options for hangover cures:
#10 Pickle Juice
The Polish recommend drinking a shot of pickle juice the morning after some heavy partying.
In Haiti, the cure for a hangover is simply sticking 13 black pins into the cork of a wine or liquor bottle before you start drinking.
#8 Armpits and Lemons
This cure originates in Puerto Rico and requires that you rub half a lemon under the armpit of the hand that will be used to drink.
# 7 Lick Your Sweat
Native Americans found that exercising and licking the sweat can cure a hangover. Don’t worry; you can spit it out after you are done.
#6 Raw Eggs
A cure originating in England calls for mixing together ¼ of an ounce Tabasco sauce, ¼ ounce Worcestershire sauce and one raw egg.
#5 Tripe Soup
The cure for a hangover in Romania and Mexico is a bowl of tripe soup. Tripe is basically the rubbery stomach lining of a cow. The soup must be spicy and can be eaten over a bed of rice.
#4 Pork Spine soup
Also called Haejangguk, this remedy originates in Korea and is a beef broth with pork spine, coagulated ox blood, dried cabbage and vegetables.
#3 Fried Canaries
Back in ancient Rome, hard-partying Romans would deep fry canaries for breakfast to cure a hangover.
#2 Pickled Sheep Eyes
This hangover remedy originates in Mongolia and calls for a pair of pickled sheep eyes mixed in tomato juice.
#1 Tea and Rabbit Dung
Back in the Old West when cowboys would spend their time getting drunk in saloons, many of them would cure their hangover with brewed tea and rabbit droppings.