Thursday, May 17, 2012

"Urine, a Medicine"

┗▶ In ancient Rome, urine was used for teeth-whitening during the Renaissance, though they did not necessarily consume their own urine.

┗▶ In China, the urine of young boys has been regarded as a curative. In southern China, babies' faces are washed with urine to protect the skin.

┗▶ The French customarily soaked stockings in urine and wrapped them around their necks in order to cure strep throat.

┗▶ Aristocratic French women in the 17th century reportedly bathed in urine to beautify their skin.

┗▶ Madonna explained to talk show host David Letterman that she urinates on her own feet to help cure her athlete's foot problem.

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