10 Crazy Things That Have Been Used As Medicine



Urine

Urine has been used by a variety of different cultures throughout history as a way of treating all types of ailments. The use of the substance as a treatment came about because it was believed that urea had several properties that meant it could fight bacterial and fungal infections.

Honey Coated Human Corpse

A common way that was suggested to help heal broken bones in 16th century China involved people eating parts of a human corpse that had been soaked in honey for decades. While honey has been used to treat all kinds of ailments for thousands of years, there is absolutely no benefit in mixing it with a dead person and then eating the resulting material.