Urinating is not something we think about, unless you need to go and you don’t have toilet in sight. It’s just one of those things we do, like drinking and eating, just part of the process. Urine is a typically sterile liquid by-product of the body to which we don’t pay too much attention to. Urination is a method to expel by-products that your body doesn’t need. Below 10 facts about our body’s liquid by-product elimination system
In ‘Heartbreak Kid’ Ben Stiller’s wife pee’d on his back when he got stung by a jellyfish. Urinating on a jellyfish sting however is not the effective according to a report in Western Journal of Medicine. If you get stung, remove any clinging tentacles with your fingers or by scraping the skin with a credit card. You can dilute vinegar and apply it to the sting,. Icing it will take care of the rest.
Urine therapy is sometimes cited as a “cure-all” that can boost the immune system. At five Urine Therapy World Congresses, people claimed drinking urine cured tuberculosis, HIV, malaria, and cancer, among others. The truth? According to AskMen.com, “morning pee” has a high concentration of melatonin, which has legitimate health benefits. But drinking your own urine is not recommended.
Teeth whitening is not something of the 2000′s. Teeth whitening agents have been used since the days of ancient Egypt and Rome. The Roman had doctors who thought that teeth can be whiten with human urine. This is because the ammonia in urine is recognized as an agent that cleans enamel on teeth and kills bacteria.
Few people really know how the Harris Tweed comes about. One of the steps in the fabrication involves the use of urine to cleanse the cloth. Urine is used to to eliminate excess lanolin, oils, dirt and other impurities an effect achieved by the ammonia content of the urine. It also makes the material softer and thicker. Nowadays urine does not form a part of the process, even though it is still used in certain parts of Scotland.
You will probably not get this one, I don’t either. But former New York Mets outfielder Moises Alou is one of the few players who doesn’t wear gloves while batting. He confessed to peeing in his hand to toughen them up. Yankees’ catcher Jorge Posada also admitted dong the same thing. While it may help, urine contains bacteria that can be harmful to us.