Let’s Talk About Your Pee

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I’m sure you know by now that urine is a useful substance. It can be used to fertilize crops, clean your dishes, and even replace air in space (yes, really). But do you know what else it can do? Let me tell you:

Infant diet

Urine is a sterile, nutrient-rich liquid that can be used as a substitute for breast milk or formula. It is also an excellent source of protein and vitamins A, B complex, C, D, and E.

However, urine isn’t recommended for infants under 6 months old because they aren’t able to digest it yet — and even if they were capable of doing so (which they’re not), their bodies probably wouldn’t need all of these essential nutrients at this point in development anyway.* The fact that we still use urine as an infant food despite being aware of its limitations shows how much we value convenience over health in our modern society: Why bother cooking something when we could just stick some powder straight into a baby’s mouth?*

While many people think of urine as dirty or unclean because it’s made from human waste products — and therefore may seem unsanitary — this isn’t necessarily true. In fact, there are many uses for urine outside the medical field including preventing dehydration during pregnancy; treating burns from chemicals or heat; decreasing inflammation caused by arthritis pain by stimulating blood flow through joint tissue.* Some even claim that drinking one glass per day helps boost energy levels significantly!


In the case of a toothache, you can stop yourself from biting your tongue by gargling with urine. The reason? It’s an analgesic. Analgesics help relieve pain in various ways and are often used to treat headaches and muscle aches. Urine is also used as a natural pain reliever for wounds because it contains some chemicals that work like Tylenol or Advil — and it’s free!

If you have an infection on your skin (like athlete’s foot), use urine instead of water to wash off the fungus from within pores on affected areas of skin; this will help reduce swelling and irritation caused by these types of infections as well as speed up recovery time by killing off any bacteria present within their pores where they were causing problems in terms of spreading further throughout your body systemically (which could lead up into other parts).

Health and beauty

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Urine can be used in a variety of ways. For example, it’s a decent source of nitrogen (which is good for your hair and skin) and has antibacterial properties. It can also be used as a hair conditioner, cleanser, or face wash — and if you’re really into science, there are even studies suggesting that urine could help treat eczema!

You’ll probably want to save the pee for later when you’ve got some time on your hands; otherwise, it’s best not to drink directly out of the toilet bowl because it may contain harmful germs — but if all goes well then at least now you know where all those little black dots come from!

Pee-based products are not for everyone, and it’s important to know your body before using them. Learn more about the benefits and potential risks of these items on our blog.

Hair dye

You can use the ammonia in your urine to help dye your hair. Why? Because it’s a great source of chemical reactions, and one of those reactions is called oxidation. In this case, you’re using the ammonia to break down the color molecules in your hair so that they become a shade lighter than what they started off as (which was likely blonde).

Fire extinguisher

If you’ve ever been in a dorm room and heard the sizzle of a fire alarm, then you probably know that urine is an effective fire extinguisher.

It’s not just because it’s pee — pee is actually an excellent conductor of electricity (which is why people pee on their bedsheets to keep them from catching on fire). The reason why this works is that urine has a very low pH value and high moisture content, which means that it can act as an electrical insulator when exposed to heat or flames.

In fact, one study found that urine could help put out fires up to five times faster than water alone! So if you ever find yourself stuck with something burning nearby but don’t have access to water (or even if you do), remember: Pee might be all your saving grace in this situation!

Pee is a useful thing!

Pee is a useful thing!

You’ve probably heard this before, but it bears repeating: urine is a sterile liquid by-product of the body’s waste disposal system. It also happens to be an excellent disinfectant and antibiotic, as well as an antiseptic and antifungal (for you fungi lovers out there). Thanks for your contribution in keeping our world clean!

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Pee is a valuable resource. Let’s use this to our advantage!



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Harambee Mzalendo

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