The effects of over consumption of alcohol headache, dullness, inability to focus the mind clearly, nausea, dizziness, and so on?are all symptoms of excess pitta. Drinking too much alcohol may become toxic to the stomach and liver, which triggers pitta and can eventually lead to serious illness.
The following recommendations will help you get over the effects of drinking too much alcohol the night before and will help restore normal functioning.
Ayurveda explains alcoholism by the term Madatya. It occurs due to continuous intake of alcohol which leads to imbalance or alteration in three doshas. These doshas then depositing toxins in blood and thus produces several symptoms related to doshas i.e. vata causes shakiness in body, loss of consciousness due to its vitiation, pitta causes stomach upset, low feeling, thirst due to its vitiation, kapha leads to depression due to its vitiation. So, to overcome or control hangover along with alcohol intake herbs are best prescribed.
It is found that unsafely or over intake of alcohol resulting in hangover that causes social and cultural disturbances like making violence, aggression, physically hazardous, injuries to others, poor work performances, neglect children, household. So, hangover involves with many of these social harms. In Ayurveda Madya overs the Ojas in body so a person experiences the state of Madatya symptoms.
Drink a glass of water with about 1 tea. spoon lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, and a pinch of salt added. Just before drinking, add 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. This will immediately take care of pitta aggravation, and you will feel much better.