Dec 30th 2007 By Neil Gladstone
What is it?
Umeboshi plums, available in jars at Asian markets and health food stores, reportedly have medicinal qualities.How does it help?
People who eat a lot of meat tend to have very acidic bodies. Umeboshi plums have an alkalinizing effect on the body, which neutralizes fatigue, stimulates digestion and eliminates toxins.How much?
For a normal hangover, bite off about a quarter of a plum and keep it in your mouth until it dissolves. For a whopper hangover, herbalists recommend popping a whole plum into your mouth. Continue to suck on it for about an hour after the plum has dissolved.