Rumours around the supposed benefits of drinking urine have been in circulations for years. Claims that the stuff can cure minor illnesses, detox your body, and even cure cancer are not a new phenomenon. However, they have resurfaced lately due to a YouTuber named Rain Florence.
Taking a golden shower. Drinking from your own spigot. Sipping a warm cup of herbal pee. Whatever you want to call it, the practice of drinking.
While drinking your own pee seems like the kind of thing you'd only do if you were trapped up a mountain or stranded in a desert somewhere.
This article originally appeared on VICE UK. "Alright everyone, let's start off our day with a nice tall glass of piss." It's another day in the.
Urophagia is the consumption of urine. Urine was used in several ancient cultures for various health, healing, and cosmetic purposes; urine drinking is still practiced today, though there is no proven health benefit to it. In extreme cases, people drink urine if no other potable fluid is available, Why You Definitely Shouldn't Drink Your Own Pee, Gizmodo, 22 Oct