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Grace Elliot
March 30th, 2011, 03:37 PM
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For centuries people have used urine for its medicinal purpose – I kid you not! August person’s such as Pliny (the Roman author) was an advocate of treating burns, ear pus and head sores with urine, whilst Aristotle, (the Greek philosopher) reportedly rubbed urine into his scalp as a treatment for baldness. (Perhaps it helped his baldness, but I wonder if it won him any friends?)….
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CJArcher
March 30th, 2011, 07:54 PM
Eeewwww.

Apparently if you get stung by a jellyfish you should wee on it. The logistics of that little exercise are, um, interesting.

Gini Rifkin
March 31st, 2011, 12:16 PM
Dear Grace: Your blog is wonderful. I really appreciate all the info you impart and the time you must dedicate to keeping it so interesting and updated. Also bless you for the work you do with animals. The world needs more people like you.

Gini Rifkin

Grace Elliot
March 31st, 2011, 03:44 PM
Thanks CJ and Gini, I did wonder if I had stepped over a line blogging about urine...so I'm glad you enjoyed it. The next post (Sunday) is about historical lightening conductors (more interesting than it sounds LOL....)
Grace x