Evaluation of Effectiveness of Anti Hangover Oral Film in the Management of Alcohol Induced Hangover Symptoms

J. C. Shobha, Tabitha Ohol
2021 Journal of Natural Remedies  
Alcohol induced hangover symptoms are experienced the day after alcohol consumption. Curcumin is polyphenolic compound available in turmeric with strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin is tested as one of the best, in alleviating the hangover symptoms. The anti-hangover properties of curcumin were evaluated in the present study. 42 subjects received the active anti-hangover oral film and 16 subjects received placebo. Subjects who received the active anti-hangover oral
more » ... showed complete absence of symptoms like dizziness, stomach ache and palpitation as compared to placebo. 2–5% of the subjects in the active group experienced headache, loss of appetite and nausea as compared to 56% to 87% in the placebo group. There was no problem with concentration at work in 71% of the subjects in the active group as compared to 38% in the placebo group. Relief from hangover symptoms was good to excellent in the active group as compared to no relief in the placebo group. The anti-hangover oral film containing curcumin was safe and effective in minimizing or completely eliminating the hangover symptoms.
doi:10.18311/jnr/2021/24664 fatcat:jummgkpgw5betksygejmsrf7bq