Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Hangover

What Is Hangover?


Hangover - Basics

A hangover is characterized by a set of mental and physical symptoms that follow intoxication. Some symptoms include dizziness, headache, nausea, sensitivity to light, fatigue and irritability. Symptoms and their severity can very from person to person, depending on the amount and type of alcohol a person consumes.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Hangovers.

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Formulas and Products @ Our Store Associated With Hangover

The Following (2)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Hangover

Bao He Wan (Preserve Harmony Pills)

Clinical Usages

  • Epigastric and or abdominal fullness or painful distention after meals.
  • Acid reflux, belching, vomiting with possible aversion to food due to food stagnation.
  • This formula can also be used for acute food poisoning.

    Clinical Categorization


      Use with caution with weak or qi deficient patients.

        Er Chen Wan (Two Aged Herbs)

        Clinical Usages

        • The primary base formula to resolve phlegm damp, particularly in the lungs and GI system - cough (with white mucus), plugged ears, sinus blockage - along with GI symptoms of nausea, vomiting.
        • Upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, emphysema, COPD - when arising from phlegm damp.
        • Phlegm accumulation in the head symptoms such as dizziness, insomnia, meniere's disease, alcohol hangover.
        • Cysts from phlegm accumulation - fibroids, breast cyst, ovarian cyst, thryoid cysts, goiter. 

          Clinical Categorization


            • Avoid in patients with yin deficiency - i.e. cough from dryness.

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