Saudi authorities closed the shop selling traditional in this country drinks, produced from a mixture of camel milk and camel urine. The reason for the closure was a gross violation of the production technology.
According to the newspaper The Independent, the shopkeeper instead of camel urine was added to the drink own. The inspectors of the Ministry of health, have closed shop, located in the town of al-Qunfudhah, confiscated more than 70 bottles of counterfeit goods.
Proponents of traditional medicine believe that the drink that urine has healing properties. According to one hadith, from there the prophet healed the sick applied to him.
Opposes the practice world health organization. Its experts believe that the traditional drink has become one of the causes of the spread of the MERS coronavirus and issued a call to refrain from the dangerous practice.
We would add that supporters of the drink can be found not only in Saudi Arabia. Thus, a folk healer Gennady Malakhov says that the urine of a camel, supposedly, has a detrimental effect to virus and bacteria and is considered a natural antibiotic.
«Camel urine is also a remedy for abdominal complaints, asthma, shortness of breath, cancer. Camel urine significantly lowers the level of sugar patients. Milk and urine of camel since ancient times used as a medicine for diabetics,» — noted on the website of the programme.