Hair of the Dog Tea time

Boiling up your product of the week

Herbs for days in the Hair of the Dog tea
Herbs for days in the Hair of the Dog tea

Mie Mie Sein isn’t just a botanist, herbalist and the owner of Sawadee Tea House (1871 Granville Street)—she’s a hangover miracle worker. By combining over 10 different herbs—including the South American tummy settler boldo and chamomile--- she’s created her Hair of the Dog Hangover Tea, a concoction she swears by.

“My friends like to party, and I thought, ‘How can I do this and work the next day?’,” says Sein. “I don’t mind going out with them anymore.” She suggests steeping a teaspoon-and-a-half (or three grams) of her mix with boiling water (extra hot helps) for 20 minutes (be patient, it’ll be worth it) and drink it up *before* you go chug-a-lug—call it intelligent pre-drinking. Sub a cup of this for your morning-after Tylenol too and you’re golden. “It takes the toxins out of your system,” she says. “And no headache.”

Somebody turn the kettle on.

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