There are no needles involved, despite the ominous-sounding name. Mix Liquid I.V. with 16 oz of water and drink – that’s it. The brand identifies itself as a “hydration multiplier.”
It gives two to three times more fluid intake than water on its own, three times the electrolytes of conventional sports drinks, and five essential vitamins. It is available in three delicious flavors, including lemon-lime, açai berry, piña colada and passion fruit.
Liquid I.V. is ideal to consume during exercise, on particularly hot days, or when feeling ill. My friends and I, however, swear by it for treating hangovers.
Alcohol causes hangovers for various reasons, including disturbed sleep, inflammation, and gastrointestinal irritation. However, dehydration is also a factor, as alcohol is a diuretic. Unfortunately, the only true cure for a hangover is time or less getting drunk. However, by rehydrating you, Liquid I.V. can at least reduce one of the significant contributors.
Here are some of the testimonials on Amazon:
“This stuff is amazing; I can not even begin to tell you how many hangovers I have prevented since discovering this product. It tastes very similar to lemon-lime Gatorade, and I often mix it with La Croix sparkling water to give it a little bit more exotic flavor.”
“I felt like death and really did not want to eat or drink anything, but I decided to give these a chance. Super glad I did because drinking one whole bottle of this magical powder brought me back to life within a couple of hours, as opposed to loathing all day, regretting life.”
“My friend gave these out in hangover kits as party favors, and little did I know, they would save my life the day after the party,”
Many Amazon reviewers offer their own techniques for preventing a hangover with Liquid I.V., such as drinking it before bed, while consuming alcohol, the morning after, or combining these methods. Regardless of when you consume it, it will help you in rehydrating.
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