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Hangover cure in ancient Egypt relied on wearing leaves around the neck

23 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Dealing with a hangover in ancient Egypt required some work, because instead of taking an ibuprofen when headaches pounded, people in Egypt may have worn a leafy necklace. This is what apparently is written on a papyrus written in Greek with the recipe of a “drunken headache” cure. It says…