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Health and urine.

  1. Oct 21, 2005 #1
    I have heard that it is healthy to drink some of your own urine every day. Apparently its an idea from India practised by Ghandi,Nehru among others.Is this a myth? Whats would happen if you did.
     
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  3. Oct 21, 2005 #2
    I think urine is used in antiseptics sometimes
     
  4. Oct 21, 2005 #3

    arildno

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    Drinking carrot juice is also said to improve your health. That doesn't make it taste any good, though.
     
  5. Oct 21, 2005 #4

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    Well in a healthy individual, the urine is sterile and acidic. I guess you could use it as a mouthwash :uhh:
     
  6. Oct 21, 2005 #5

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    Urine contains your body's waste products. Why would you want to reingest that? It makes no sense.
     
  7. Oct 21, 2005 #6

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    Little makes sense to someone on the fly agaric :biggrin:
     
  8. Oct 22, 2005 #7

    Lisa!

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    Who's told you that? :yuck: By the way, I think even if it was true, no one ...:uhh:
     
  9. Oct 22, 2005 #8

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  10. Oct 22, 2005 #9

    Lisa!

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    Very intersting article!:bugeye: Thank you very much. But hey how can we make sure it's not a practical joke? Anyway I'm not going to...:uhh: :yuck:

    :eek: :yuck:

    :rofl: :surprised


    PS: I'm afraid but I couldn't use tongue smilies in this post.:rolleyes:
     
  11. Oct 22, 2005 #10

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    I think the last paragraph sums that urine is not the best way to get a healthy drink

     
  12. Oct 22, 2005 #11
    People in foreign underdevelped worlds are idiots when it comes to science, however I admire their faith and culture.
     
  13. Oct 22, 2005 #12

    Lisa!

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    Again generalization!

    Let's be hopeful everyone get into the last paragraph. Some people get too excited when it comes to healthy drink and panacea that they immediately want to give it a try!:yuck:
     
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