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Queen Elizabeth uses these items to beat jet lag

Queen Elizabeth uses these items to beat jet lag 1

As one of the most well-travelled royals in British history, Her Majesty has surely had her fair share of jet lag over the years - something that fatigues many experienced travellers.

Despite this, the Queen has historically had a unique way of beating jet lag when she lands after a long flight.

According to The Independent, the longest-serving monarch is known to consume two things to beat jet lag: “For jet lag she takes homeopathic medicines and barley sugar.”

The Queen consumes barely sugar in the form of a hard candy.

Despite this jet lag tip, many experts advise against having sugar to try and starve off jet lag symptoms.

This is primarily because sugar can cause a spike in blood sugar levels which will crash later, and leave most feeling tired.

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Barley sugar hard boiled sweets and homeopathic medicines aren't the only thing carried in the Queen’s trusty leather handbag.

Her Majesty is also known to carry a variety of items, including glasses, a pen, lipstick, tissues and a camera.

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Phil Dampier, a journalist and author of What’s in the Queen’s Handbag and other Royal Secrets, shared that the Queen likes to carry a camera with her.

The journalist who has written about the royal family for over 30 years said she would bring a portable camera in her handbag "to take pictures of visiting presidents and other VIPs”.

The Queen has previously been captured taking a number of photographs, especially when she was younger and on a number of state visits.

The first camera she received was a Box Brownie from her father before the war.

She then began to use a gold Roller camera when she travelled to take in some of the sites.

According to AnOther Magazine, the Queen was given a Leica camera by the company, after Prince Andrew encouraged her to use it because it was lighter than previous versions.

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