Although it is not yet entirely clear why urine has a germicidal and antiseptic effect, it is known that urea plays an important role here. Ammonia and salt also have a similar purifying effect. Besides killing bacteria, urine also inhibits or destroys various viruses and fungi. Scientific research has demonstrated that both urea and ammonia have a powerful anti-viral effect.
Applying urine to a fresh cut or scrape
prevents infection and keeps files away (important in countries with a warm
climate). Urine compresses from fresh or old urine help to combat infections and
often cause them to disappear. Although urine does not entirely prevent the
growth of bacteria in the urethra (infections often arise), it clearly has a
powerful Antiseptic effect when externally applied.
successfully treated infections of the urinary passages with urine therapy. The
positive results can be traced back to the stimulating effect of the re-ingested
urine on the immune system.
Drinking salt water serves as an important therapeutic remedy during certain
(fasting) cures. Salt water is also frequently used to clean the body
thoroughly from within and it relieve such illnesses as asthma, stomach ulcer,
indigestion and constipation. Drinking urine, which is also a salt substance,
has the same effect. This could be an important reason for its success as a
Salt solutions remove old mucous embedded in the
mucous membranes. If one drink a salt liquid, part of the salt goes into the
body, where it dissolves the surplus of mucous in the lungs and in other
According to those who work with this therapy, warm salt water,
and in this sense also fresh warm urine, is particularly useful during illnesses
in which the body does not generate enough heat to keep the normal bodily
secretions thin and watery. Moreover, urine draws out surplus, which has become
too watery due to an illness. This also explains why compresses of warm,
concentrated urine externally applied are so effective.
As a salt liquid,
urine also has a laxative effect and is recommended to relieve constipation. As
it moves through the intestinal canal, the salt detaches waste and draws water
into the intestines, as a result of which bowel movement becomes
According to this theory, drinking urine, like drinking urine is
like drinking salt water, accelerates the metabolism,. It removes a surplus of
sugar from the blood and draws out toxic substances from cells. In this way,
urine therapy is a good cleansing technique.
According to urine
therapists, urine has an extra advantage above salt water because urine contains
small amounts of natural cortisone. This brings us back to the possible hormonal
effects of urine.
Using urine instead of salt is also more effective
because urea and ammonia are organic solvents: they dissolve fats and other
natural bodily secretions. These substances probably ensure that the mucous
membranes and body cells are powerfully affected.
Dabbing with salt water
usually helps clean wounds; urine has the same effect. Urine is more effective
than salt water because it contains healing substances such as allantoin.
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