In a shocking viral video, a woman has her dog urinate into a cup and then she drinks the urine. She explained that she routinely drinks her dog's urine for personal health reasons.
In the video, a woman named Lynn Lew details her theory for why this has worked for her: ‘Many of you have asked me how I always look so good, how my makeup always looks so perfect, or how I always have this natural glow,’ she says.
Besides clearing acne, Lynn also claimed that dog urine has been proven to help cure cancer even when there are no medical studies to prove this.
‘Dog pee also has vitamin A in it, vitamin E in it, and it has 10 grams of calcium,’ Lew added.
While ‘urine therapy’, used to be practiced in ancient China, Rome, Greece, and Egypt, it's not a practice that western health experts today would recommend to their patients, as Daily Mail reported.
In the clip, Lew shows the viewers her beauty routine step by step. She slowly unfolds the procedure until she brings it to its disgusting ending. After she collects her dog’s urine in a plastic cup, she immediately puts it to her mouth to drink.
After emptying the cup to the last drop, Lew goes further with her claims and shares the health benefits that she believes her ‘medicine’ has, beyond its cosmetic use.
'Dog pee also has vitamin A in it, vitamin E in it, and it has 10 grams of calcium, and it's also proven to help cure cancer,’ she says.
Marc Robin, from Allure, approached certified holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy and asked her if she knew about any possible benefits of drinking dog’s urine.
‘My take on this is there are far better ways to get healthy than drinking dog urine. For instance, drinking lemon and water to stimulate the gastric juices for better digestion or apple cider vinegar in water has been touted for everything from weight loss to detoxification effects,’ McCarthy said.
‘Both of these health habits are far tastier and safer than dog urine,’ she added.
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