Another stupid Internet pseudo-science myth. Urine is a poison! Maybe the next “natural medicine” trend will be eating your own shit?
We know, we’re wrinkling our noses too, but the whispers about drinking urine (aka, urotherapy) have gotten too loud for us to ignore. A number of socialites, Hollywood actresses, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and top beauty names have mentioned the practice (although, because of its taboo nature, they shy away from publicly associating themselves with it).
Here, five health professionals demystify the purported benefits and risks of urotherapy, and whether or not this practice has merit in the modern world. In other words, could drinking pee be healthy?