For hydration, an IV would have been effective, as CIA medical officers conceded.
Since hangovers stem from lack of hydration, water is the secret weapon.
They also have potassium for hydration and iron for healthy circulation.
1802, "compound of water and another chemical," from French hydrate, coined c.1800 by French chemist Joseph-Louis Proust (1754-1826) from Greek hydr-, stem of hydor "water" (see water (n.1)).
hydration hy·dra·tion (hī-drā'shən)
The addition of water to a chemical molecule without hydrolysis.
The process of providing an adequate amount of liquid to bodily tissues.
hydrate hy·drate (hī'drāt')
A solid compound containing water molecules combined in a definite ratio as an integral part of a crystal. v. hy·drat·ed, hy·drat·ing, hy·drates
To supply water to a person or thing in order to restore or maintain fluid balance.