So called 'Urine Therapy' has been cited throughout history for certain therapeutic purposes, however, there is no scientific research to back this up. Urine has also been cited as an extreme survival technique in cooling body temperature and quenching thirst. None of these reasons were the catalyst for the subjects of a recent BuzzFeed video in which people tasted their own urine simply because they had never done it before. Salon hit the streets of New York City to find out if pee is the next H2O.
(Furthermore, a recent Loyola University study showed that, contrary to popular belief, urine is not sterile.)