After booking an appointment online with NutriDrip, a nurse named Isa Bacardi came to my apartment with a backpack filled with supplies, including a telescoping IV pole. She pulled out a bag holding the 60 Minute Cleanse ($349), which contains megadoses of vitamin C, adding a “beauty push” of glutathione. “It gives you glowing skin,” she says. Most of the people she encounters call, saying, “I’m getting the flu,” “I have the flu,” “I just got over the flu.” “Or they have a hangover,” she says....
Great write up in the Wall Street Journal (online and print)
"Isa Bacardi, a chatty nurse in black scrubs and a neat bun, came equipped with all the supplies needed to treat her ailing patient: hydration fluid, IV lines, syringes and assorted vitamin therapies. Her client’s malady?
A raging hangover.
The patient, Sid Roy, booked her visit to his spacious Boerum Hill apartment through the Hangover Club, a Manhattan outfit that charges hard-partying customers $175 to $249 for morning-after relief.... Read More"
"More time passed, and both my headache and the hypersensitivity diminished. When the drip finally tapped out, Isa packed up her supplies, said goodbye, and was out the door. As my day was just starting, I could barely remember what the hangover pain even felt like."
"Not only was I running with my usual, moderate enthusiasm, but the laundry managed to get done, as did the grocery shopping and the writing of this little tale...it did work wonders."
But the million dollar question is, did it work? You're damn right it worked.
And now celebrities, including Kelly Osbourne, Rihanna, and Miley Cyrus, are turning to the high-dose vitamin drips to stay healthy and energized while working around the clock.
They’ve got three kinds of healing drips on offer. Each one handles all the unpleasant stuff on those days when heads ache and the sun turns evil.
"I felt great. I STILL feel great!"
"It's like, you start to feel something cold go through you and as soon as you start to feel that cold you can start feeling, alright, I'm starting to feel a lot better."
“Instantly, the nausea went away,” she says. “By the end of it, my headache was completely gone . . . I was like, ‘Where has this been all my life?’ ”