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Sterilize lopped-off body parts

Quick! Pee on his chopped-off finger! No we are not saying go out and chop someone's finger off, but did you know that urine was used to sterilize before modern methods were born?  From a doctor peeing on a man's nose that had been cut-off in a fight, to a king ordering his surgeons to wash all battle wounds in urine; Urine was used to sterilize versus using the water that was available.