A growing cult of Hindu worshippers in India claim that drinking fresh cow urine can successfully be used to combat all diseases - cancer, diabetes, tumours, tuberculosis, stomach problems and much more.
According to DailyMail, the Hindu believers regard the cow as a holy animal and say her urine has divine healing properties. However, they insist that the cow whose urine one has to drink, should be a virgin - she must not have delivered a calf. Also, the urine is to be collected just before sunrise - that's the urine that has the best effect.
They also claim that drinking cow pee is the only effective solution for treating baldness. Ramesh
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Gupta, a Hindu priest, said:
'Only two things are pure in this universe, in this world. One is the water from the Holy Ganges river and the other is urine from mother holy cow. Cow urine has been mentioned in ancient Hindu scriptures. No one can doubt the good effects it has on the human body. It is a divine gift from God.'Jairam Singhal, 42, who has been drinking cow pee for over a decade was keen to testify to its health benefits:
'I had diabetes, but ever since I have started drinking cow urine, my diabetes levels have been under control. Someone told me drinking cow urine is good for health. We haveFor the cow owners, Singhal, they are excited at the amount of people that come to their ranch to drink urine. He said:
had cows here for over 12 years now, so first thing in the morning we take cow urine and drink it.'
'Lots of people come here. And of late, the numbers have been rising. We all gather in the morning and drink fresh urine that Mother cow offers us. Just a few years ago, there would hardly be anyone interested in taking cow urine from our shelter. But today lots of people come to our cow shelter. There are cancer patients sometimes - they want to see the benefits of cow urine. It is just a matter of time before people realise the utility of cow urine.Singhal is now eyeing to cash in on the growing trend and has plans to start manufacturing cow urine products on a commercial scale.
'We can manufacture eye drops, medicines for stomach ailments, toothpaste, bathing soaps, herbal powdered medicine, among other things, from cow urine. Many cow shelters are manufacturing these products. There is a lot of demand for these products. They have good sales.'