Popular actor, Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, popularly known by his screen name as Akshay Kumar, has revealed that he drinks cow urine everyday to ”protect himself from diseases.”
He said he believed that the waste can fight off COVID-19.
Bhatia said although there is no proof scientifically that the animal’s urine and dung has medicinal benefits at the moment, several politicians in India have advocated using it to cure the COVID-19 disease.
The 53-year-old Indian entertainer believes that the animal’s waste has medicinal benefits that fight diseases, including the dreaded Coronavirus. A thought shared by lots of Indians.
The actor is a loyal supporter of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s party, which has earmarked millions of dollars for research into products using bovine waste to cure diseases like diabetes and cancer.
During a live show with the British television adventurer Bear Grylls, they drank tea made from elephant dung in an Indian tiger reserve as they spoke about their new show.
While talking about the show, actress Huma Qureshi asked Kumar how he convinced himself to drink elephant poop tea on the show.
He said, “I wasn’t worried. I was too excited to be worried. I have cow urine because of ayurvedic reasons every day, so that was okay.”