Cleanliness is highly important in today’s society for many reasons. Personal hygiene is one of the most important things that a person from the opposite gender notices first. Hygiene is also important because for health reasons.
However it seems that Romans weren’t interested in hygiene. These facts below further prove this point.
1.Romans used to drink their own urine to enhance their immune system and keep bacteria, viruses and other diseases away. Some UFC fighters like Lyoto Machida also do the same.
2.In ancient Rome, urine was such an expensive commodity that the government put special taxes in order to control the sale of urine.
3.Romans even use to wash their clothes in urine to clean the clothes.