You know how often we kids got conned by our grandmas? Bitten by bees, pee on it. Jelly fish sting, pee on it. Cut by rusty nails, pee on it. No water to drink, drink pee.
The other day when I was in Redang, I got a cut from the sharp corals. I almost wanted to ask my sons to group pee to clean the wound. You know lah, no fresh water. Every where sand and seawater. Imagine how clean my wounds would be if 4 of them go shee shee, shee shee all at the same time?
But aiks, no way am I going to contaminate myself with pee pee. Who knows what bacterias may go into my system? Ewws…..
Grandmas oh grandmas….They made urine like some miracle water. Wonder why our kiasu neighbours never thought of processing pee instead of NEWater. So much easier isn’t it? Just shee shee, shee shee into a bottle. No need fancy filtering system to process sewage water.
Luckily nothing happened to that wound. I did not die of tetanus (kancing gigi) or anything dramatic like that. However, I did make a Google check if urine is as clean as some grandmas claimed it is. Made some searches. And ask a few people.
A doctor and a medical student told me it is NOT as sterile as some parties claimed. Wikipedia said this:
In cases of kidney or urinary tract infection (UTI) the urine will contain bacteria, (continue reading)
And you can find some comments here. So, remember good people out there, don’t shee shee and think it is the cleanest water around. And guys, don’t pee when you are supposed to do something else. A woman’s pet pet is not made to process urine, ok?