Most of us know the feeling. You wake up with an unbearable headache, your hands are shaking, you are dehydrated and exhausted. You wish you hadn’t drunk that much last night but it is too late now. You have to deal with the terrible hangover. We all have some reliable ways how to fight it but there are plenty of unusual hangover remedies in the world. From a little peculiar to absolutely revolting, these are some of the craziest hangover remedies from 25 different countries.
The Scotts are famous for their drinking abilities. Obviously, they have to have good hangover remedies. One of the most popular is known as “A Fry Up.” It consists of bacon, eggs, sausages, beans, and tomatoes. It is usually washed down with a tall can of Irn-Bru, a century’s old carbonated hangover soft drink.
Traditional hangover killer in Australia is Vegemit toast. Vegemit is a dark brown food paste made from leftover brewers’ yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives.
Though alcohol in Norway is more expensive than anywhere in the world, it doesn’t stop the Norwegians from getting drunk. As a cure to hangover, they use “Lutefisk“ – dried cod that has been soaked in lye, then steamed and served with butter.
After drinking too much wine, the French usually sooth their upset bellies and heads with a strong onion soup, bread and cheese.
In Haiti, hangover is cured in a unique way. Local drinkers use voodoo to cure the evils of alcohol. The Haitians insert 13 pins into the cork of the bottle that caused the hangover, ostensibly expelling the aches and nausea associated with excessive alcohol consumption.