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Hungover? This hydrating, charcoal hangover drink is the cure you've been looking for!

Charcoal Drank Hangover Cure


  • 1 tsp activated charcoal

  • 500ml water

  • Juice of 1 fresh lemon

  • Juice of 1 fresh orange

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • Fresh grated ginger


  1. Mix all the ingredients together either in a blender or by hand using a whisk.

  2. Serve in a tall glass over lots of ice and a stainless steel straw.

Charcoal Drank Hangover Cure




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- Listen, I get it. You had one too many last night. We all do it. We all make that mistake. But don't worry. I am here with my charcoal lemonade, when you're hungover AF. This guy is gonna have you feeling right as rain in no time. And plus, it takes about 30 seconds to make. So let's get into it. You don't even need any fancy machinery for this recipe. All you need is a jug and a whisk. The jug has got some water in it, and to it, I'm going to add some fresh orange juice. Pour that in. And then I'm going to add some fresh lemon juice. I think we all know about how good this stuff is. It's really caught on, and for good reason. Let's add that in. And then I have quite a lot, about a teaspoon worth, of fresh ginger that I've grated. I've also got about a tablespoon and a half to two tablespoons of maple syrup to sweeten the drink. And the crowning glory of this recipe, about a heaped teaspoon of activated charcoal powder. Unfortunately, it's not gonna be a lovely, warming, bright color anymore, once I've added this. And then, I'm just gonna grab my whisk and mix it up. All you're waiting for is the charcoal powder to be completely dissolved. Woo-hoo! And then I'm just going to grab a serving glass and put in some ice. Now obviously, if you wanted to have this as a hot drink, all you'd need to do is put this in the saucepan on the hob, or you could put it in the fridge in anticipation of your hangover overnight, so it's good to go in the morning when you're a little bit weary. Right. So let's pour this bad boy on top of the ice, ice, baby. Perfect. I think it might be time for me to give this guy a go. Oh, that is honestly so delicious. Okay, I would need to describe the flavors for you. Okay, so you have the zing from the lemon and then a kind of sweetness from the maple syrup and the orange and then the kick from the ginger. And you really can't even taste the charcoal. It's just made it a completely bad-boy color. This is really, really excellent, and you're gonna have to try it, and you can thank me later, because I don't even have a hangover and I'm already feeling a million dollars.