Is this a totally ridiculous thing to say? It is. Is it a necessary bodily function?
Claims that the stuff can cure minor illnesses, detox your body, and even cure cancer are not a new phenomenon. Rain believes that drinking your own pee contains many health benefits because it's "the best form of vitamins and nutrients that you can possibly take in. The self-confessed "breastfeeding raw vegan hippie" says that she practices 'urine therapy' which doesn't just involving drinking pee, but smearing it on your face too.
When your bladder interrupts your life by making you pee all the time, it can feel like a special kind of betrayal. Spending all that time on the toilet is frustrating, and it might also raise some red flags about your health. Your water needs are pretty individualso you might need more or less than others depending on your size, body type, and activity level.
By Victoria Wellman. Carrie is a year-old cancer victim who according to her friend has 'done some strange stuff over the years'. But this may be the strangest of all. The middle-aged brunette from Colorado Springs has taken to drinking her own urine, a four-year-old, five-glass-a-day habit that she calls 'comforting'.
In alternative medicineurine therapy or urotherapyalso urinotherapyOrin TherapyShivambuuropathyor auto-urine therapy is the application of human urine for medicinal or cosmetic purposes, including drinking of one's own urine and massaging one's skin, or gums, with one's own urine. There is no scientific evidence to support drinking your own urine. Though urine has been believed useful for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in several traditional systems,  [a] and mentioned in some medical texts, [b] auto-urine therapy as a system of alternative medicine was popularized by British naturopath John W.
A WOMAN who has been drinking her own pee and rubbing it on her face for over a decade claims it improves her skin and overall health. Ruby Karyo says she started gulping down her morning urine and spritzing it on her face - known as "urine therapy" - when she was The mum-of-one said she pees into a travel spray bottle and then sprays it into her hands before running it onto her face.
A woman who has been drinking her own pee and rubbing it on her face for over a decade claims it improves her skin and overall health. Ruby Karyo, 30, has been gulping down her morning urine and spritzing it on her face since she was 19 years old. Watch the video above: Meet the group who drinks urine for 'health benefits'.
It is difficult, as with a lot of the posts, to tell whether this one is sincere. But the vast majority of them seem to be, as do the group's 6, thirsty members. In the Facebook description, the group says that urine therapy UT "opens the doors of your soul, healing every part of your being. There is one enthusiastic member who comments on almost every post; no matter what ailment or what sort of advice is being sought, he doesn't waver: drink urine through your nostrils, he says.
A group of people in Colorado are convinced that drinking their own urine and using it to treat skin conditions is beneficial to their health and well-being. The Urine Therapy of Colorado meetup Group meets once a month in the Downtown Boulder Public Library for about an hour and a half to listen to a presentation and then hold a question-and-answer session to discuss urine-drinking benefits. Group member Christopher Macor told NBC 9 that he has used his own urine for eczema on his hands when creams and ointments were not available.
The recommendation for how much you should drink is usually said to be about eight glasses per day. However, just as farts are better out than inso is urine. Others tell us they can hold off for an entire working day, due to lack of time to drink and pee. Depends on how much I'm working and how much water I get to drink.