27 Feb '11, 6am

Drink your own urine to cure your illness:

Drink your own urine to cure your illness:

AS bizarre as it may sound to the scientific minded, old fashioned prescriptions continue to be used and practised in some households. After all, there appears to be a traditional remedy for every known ailment or disease that has been passed on from one generation to another. Morarji Desai, the fourth prime minister of India, drank his own urine. He believed it had curative effects and helped him overcome piles. He lived up to the ripe old age of 99. While many may cringe at this choice of medicine, practitioners of urotherapy (drinking of one's own urine) believed he was a testament to the curative nature of the ancient home remedy. Drinking or topical application of urine is supposedly effective in treating a wide array of ailments, such as multiple sclerosis, colitis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, eczema, acne and herpes. Some professional body builders are k...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20110227-...

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