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A woman who has been knocking back glasses of her own wee, as well as rubbing it on her skin, for more than 10 years says it boosts her health and leaves her skin glowing.
Ruby Kayro, 30, has been drinking her pee first thing every morning and spritzing it onto her face since she was just 19. She praises the 'urine therapy' for keeping her healthy and is now spreading the word to encourage others to give it a go.
So far, she's managed to convince her boyfriend to try it and claims it's stopped his hair loss.
Ruby, from Maryland, said: "My dad told me about urine therapy when I was 19-years-old. He said, 'If you want to be a beauty queen, use it on your face and your body.'
"When I wake up, I rub my morning pee onto my face and use it like a moisturiser, you can leave it on for a couple of hours, or leave it on all day. Every night when you go to sleep you can put it on your face.
"For the first few days your face might look a bit raw, because all the impurities will come out, but then it will become clear.
"It's good for healing scars and pimples.
"I pee into a travel spray bottle and then spray it into my hands and then rub it onto my face.
"I also drink about five ounces of morning pee about twice a week.
"It can lower blood sugar and cholesterol and help diabetes.
"My skin glows when I use it, I took a break from it a while back and my skin began to look dull. I feel younger and I look younger when I use it.
"People don't want to talk about it, they think it's disgusting, but then they go and eat things like hot dogs, and they have no idea what is in hot dogs.
"We know what urine contains and everything that is in urine is essential for the body.
"I want to bring light to the fact that it can change your life without using all the chemicals that are in store-bought products."
As well as urine therapy, Ruby says she has a healthy, vegetarian diet which she says is important to help 'maximise the benefits'.
"You need to put pure things into your body while you are doing it," she said.
"It's advised that you shouldn't smoke either."
Ruby says her boyfriend Brian Offenburger, 56, was starting to go bald when they began dating back in January this year, but after just two months of drinking wee his hair started to grow back.
"We have before and after pictures to prove it," Ruby said.
"He started seeing the difference about a month ago, after being consistent."
But not everyone is as easily convinced, and Ruby says that people often laugh or don't believe her when she tells them about her unusual lifestyle.
"People do think it's strange at first," she added. "But when I explain how great I feel they become more interested.
"I would not tell lies to people. I would not tell them to try something that is bad for them. This actually works."
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