Memphis-based hangover historian Rollin Riggs says citizens of Mongolia eat pickled sheeps eyes floating in tomato broth to clear their heads.
Puerto Ricans will rub half a lemon under their armpit while Haitians will use a little voodoo: They stick 13 black-headed pins into the cork or cap of the bottle that got them blasted.
But if you favor the old school methods, Riggs says in the days of the wild west, cowboys would cure their hangovers by drinking tea made out of dried rabbit droppings.
Finally, in the 19th century, chimney sweeps got rid of their morning-after shakes by drinking warm milk flavored with a dash of soot.
Riggs is the publisher of The Hangover Handbook: 101 Cures for Humanitys Oldest Malady (Mustang Publishing).
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