Holi 2023: Why Bhang is consumed on Holi? How to get rid of that hangover?

Holifestival has come to fill life with happiness and colors. Everyone regardless of whether they are young or old, paint colors and dance to songs and immerse themselves in the joy. On the day of Holi, many people do not refrain from drinking the special drink Bhang. It is a tradition to prepare and drink it especially on Holi. But there is a long history behind this Bhang. This very delicious bhang is drunk by everyone on Holi.

History of Bhang

Bhang is the favorite food of Lord Shiva. That is why Mahadev is also known as ‘Lord of Bhang’. According to a legend there is an interesting story behind it. One day Lord Shiva had a quarrel with his family and ran into the fields. Tired, he fell asleep under a tree. After waking up for a while, he chewed the leaves of that tree. That plant is nothing but bhang. After eating it Shiva felt excited. It is said that bhang has become a favorite food of Lord Shiva.

Why is it consumed on Holi?

Many people must consume bhang on Holi. It is also very popular. Bhang is mixed with cannabis leaves. It is believed to have medicinal properties. It is said that the festival increases the spirit. That is why it is taken. The next day after drinking this intoxicating drink, you will have a hangover. It can be very uncomfortable.

Bhang hangover tips 

Hydrate: Drinking plenty of water can help you get over a bhang hangover. . Because bhang dehydrates the body. This can worsen hangover symptoms. So drink plenty of water to keep the body hydrated and flush out the waste.

Eat a healthy diet: Eating nutritious food helps the body regain the nutrients lost due to bhang consumption. Try to eat foods rich in vitamins and minerals like fruits, vegetables and lean protein.

Rest: Rest is very important for the body to recover from a bhang hangover. If possible, it is better to take the next day off and rest the whole day. It helps in recharging the body.

No caffeine, alcohol: Consuming caffeine or alcohol can make a bhang hangover worse. Caffeine can cause dehydration. Alcohol can further impair your brain function. Hence it is better to avoid these drinks.

Bath with warm water: Bathing with warm water helps the muscles to relax. Calms the nerves. Bhang helps to reduce headaches and sore throats associated with hangovers. Also bhang should be taken only in moderation or else you will get sick.

Note: We have provided the information collected from many studies and researches here as usual. It is not a substitute for medical professional advice. Be sure to include this food in your diet only after consulting a doctor or a nutritionist. This information is for your information only.

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