After drinking, 220 ml.
This one’s got strong antioxidant potential, basically serving to clean up the leftovers from your less effective liquor cleaner-upper; CYP2E1, an enzyme in the P450 mixed-function oxidase system, in all your little smooth endoplasmic reticulumzzz. Stellar names regarding all, I know.
Three grams of tangerine pith + six grams of ginger rhizome + brown sugar. Grind it all down then boil in water for 45 min.
5 hours before drinking
DANDELION JUICE and tigers and bears. oh god.
Before you drink. 220 ml, daily for seven days. Sounds both delicious and practical.
KOREAN PEAR JUICE
That’s the browner, rounder one.
Before you drink, bout a cup.
This one increases alcohol dehydrogenase activity, the main enzyme keeping you alive during nights like this.
Of note: you don’t see steak here. Or ice cream, or any other sloppy shit. Plantene Pro V, little else.
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