You may not find this article(or some parts of it) not much friendly for your hygienic concerns, but Human Urine has been found to be the natural cure of numerous diseases, the world is in pain with. We’ve a word for this, Urine Therapy, an act of drinking our own urine for medical and cosmetic purposes. There’s a lot to write about, but human urine is a solution to many a problems we face. In other words, you’d be surprised, that human urine is not just a by-product, not a waste to be thrown away. Well, this is just a prelusion, and, if you’re still with me, read how useful human urine is.
Every time you consult your doctor, s(he) irrelevantly ask for the Urine sample, along with the full-body check-up. Not that, s(he) might be a kingpin of the Urine industry trying to collect urine samples of every other patients that consults him/her, but our Urine tells multitude of questions about our body, about our basic self condition. Analysis of color, odor, volume could help doctors to detect the disease a patient is suffering from. I’m not a doctor and would leave it for the interested ones to explore and dig deep and beyond.
Drinking Urine And Meditation
To promote meditation, drinking one’s morning urine is considered as an ancient yoga practice. Amaroli, the Hindu word for “Urine Therapy”, also referred as Shivambu Kalpa. It doesn’t end here, but has its roots in Ayurvedic tradition and has numerous mentions in Hindu Vedas. Melatonin, one of the many ingredients of urine, when ingested, provokes tranquillity and heightened visualisation.
Apart from what is related to Meditation and Urine and Ancient Thinkers and Tinkerers. Urine is also
Drinking morning urine boosts immunity. People may find it disgusting, but for others, it’s just another natural cure for diseases.
It’s good for your skin. Can be used as a topical disinfectant on wounds. Truly an aid for rashes and blisters.
In ancient Rome, urine has been as used as a tooth whitening agent.
I’ve also heard that farmers after the long and tiring day at fields, used to pee in their bath-bucket to cure itches.
What we’re taught in school, that urine is just a by-product of our body and is to be thrown away, but our own urine is an enormous source of vital nutrients, vitamins, hormones, enzymes and critical antibodies that cannot be duplicated or derived from any other source. It could be used for healing cancer, heart disease, allergies, auto-immune diseases, diabetes, asthma, infertility, infections, wounds and on and on.
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Urea, major ingredients of urine, could be used as a agricultural fertilizer. It’s highly acidic in nature, which applied to plants and crops could kill their roots. But when diluted with water, it can be applied directly to soil as a fertilizer. The fertilization effect of urine has been found to be comparable to that of commercial fertilizers. Please note, urine is useful to be used as a agricultural fertilizer, but when diluted with water and proper treatment, wherein, direct topical use of urine as a agricultural fertilizer could harm plants. Proper use of urine in this agricultural sectors, is not only a natural way to boost crops and plantation, but is a major blow on the commercial use of harmful chemical fertilizers.
Urine As A Survival Drink
Trapped under a boulder, or lost in the deserts out there in scorching heat, with nothing to look forward to, with nothing to eat and drink. One such name is, Aron Ralston, trapped for five days and seven hours in Blue John Canyon, in eastern Wayne County, Utah. After he ran out of food and drink, Urine is what he drank to survive those long hard days. Yeah, you’re right, 127 hours, is the movie based on the same incident.
Another incident depicting something similar brings into limelight some hidden aspects of drinking urine as a survival drink. Read it.
Tom Brokaw, NBC Nightly News, October 16, 1992:
“In Egypt, rescue workers found a 37-year-old man alive in earthquake rubble. He survived almost 82 hours by drinking his own urine. His wife, daughter and mother would not and they died.”
Urine As An Hardening Agent
Those turbo charged racing cars, oh, you might be wondering where I’m heading to. What urine, a waste, has to with the fast racing cars on tracks, amusing many. Believe it or not, those turbo charged racing engines could not resist the immense detonation that fires the combustion chamber. But a strange solution devised by German manufacturer, is to urinate on those engine blocks to strengthen their composition. It’s nitridization(a process which introduces nitrogen into the surface of a material, having the property of a case hardening treatment of predominantly steel but also for titanium, aluminium and molybdenum). Because urine is rich in nitrogen. Read
Urine As A Billion Dollar Industry
Despite the usual mind-set of people out there, and what we’ve been lead to believe about Urine, there’re pharmaceutical companies grossing billions of dollars from the sale of drugs made from urine constituents. Pergonal, a fertility drug made from human urine, earned a reported $855 million in sales in 1992, well these stats are of 90s. But now could you even think of dollars they might be cashing in, just selling us our own by-product?
Urokinase, a urine ingredient, is used in drug form and sold as a “miracle blood clot dissolver” for unblocking coronary arteries.
Urea, medically proven to be one of the best moisturizers in the world has been a boon to cosmetic companies who package it in expensive, glamorized creams and lotions.
Bonus : Just So You Know
Boxer Juan Manuel Márquez drank his own urine during a filmed training session for the HBO series 24/7 promoting the Marquez/Mayweather fight, he revealed that he believed the practice was of great nutritional benefit aiding his intensive workouts
In 1978, the Prime Minister of India, Morarji Desai, a longtime practitioner of urine therapy, spoke to Dan Rather on 60 Minutes about urine therapy. Desai stated that urine therapy was the perfect medical solution for the millions of Indians who cannot afford medical treatment
British actress Sarah Miles has drunk her own urine for over thirty years, in claiming the belief that it immunizes against allergies, amongst other health benefits.
Former Major League Baseball player Moisés Alou urinates on his hands to alleviate calluses, which he claims allows him to bat without using batting gloves.
Author J.D. Salinger is also said to have been an adherent.
Well, these are some interesting uses of human urine. Now, eagerly waiting for your reaction on what you just read above. What do you think?