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Happy Holi 2019: How to tackle ‘bhang hangover’? Here’s some important yet useful tips

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 March 2019, 21:01 IST

Holi, a festival of colours, love and is here and the citizens are ready to celebrate Holi with fun, love and laughter. For the enthusiast, Indian Holi means ‘rang aur bhang.’ While for many Holi means colours and tasty foods like pakoras, laddoos, kulfis and even sharbats. Likewise, some Holi without bhang is as equal as it is without colours.

The bhang Thandai is made with milk and also contain mix old crush cannabis, almonds and nuts, sometimes saffron strands and dried rose petals to make it more special. The Bhang drink increases the celebration spirit of the festival.

Very few knew that bhang helps release anxiety and gives a sound, peaceful sleep. However, it also has some of its side effects. And the major one is ‘hangover.’

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Let us now understand how to actually tackle Bhang hangover?

Hydrate your body:

Drink loads of water as we all new, it is our best friend and it will help to get rid of all the toxins that have accumulated in the body. The Bhang will create stronger effects if the body is dehydrated.

Have some lemonade:

A good old lemonade is one of the best and most common remedies for any type of hangover. Lemonade will restore all the salts in your body and prevent the formation of free radicals with the antioxidants and vitamin C present in it.

Have herbal tea:

Herbal or medicinal tea has a magical cure for the hangover. Try to have Jasmine or rose tea, these will kick the groggy feeling out with their anti-oxidant properties.

Big 'No' to painkillers:

The post effect of bhang or alcohol is always hard to handle as the head and body ache are totally unbearable. However, you have to avoid any type of drug as you already have alcohol/ drug in your body.

Better to take a nap:

Nap is one of the best ways to get rid of that nasty Bhang hangover. Your brain is in a race like Heusen Bolt hence you all you need is to calm it down and relax your body.

Eat fresh fruits and add fibre in the Food”

As you are having bhang hangover, your body need is antioxidants and the best way to get it is from fruits and vegetables. You can have fresh home made salads.

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First published: 20 March 2019, 21:01 IST