Not many people give a second thought to their pee before flushing it down the loo and yet, medically, urine color can tell volumes about a person’s health.

Ever wondered why people are asked to give urine for tests in time of illness or why some medical professionals can make a diagnosis just by looking at a clear glass of the patient’s urine?

The truth is that the fundamental details of your urine, urine color, odor, and how often you urine, speaks volumes about the inside your body. Why? Thing like foods, medications, and illnesses, which affects your body directly also affects your urine turn out and this is easily detected through urine color.

Human urine may take on a variety of colors, which vary in ranges from different variations of golden yellow color to deep honey or amber color and even light straw color.

The aim of this post is to teach you what each urine color means, what it says about your body,

8 Major Urine Color and What They Say About Your Health

Human urine color can tell a lot about the body’s health. Indeed, if all is perfectly normal and healthy in you, your urine color should be a pale yellow to gold. Below, we bring you the list of major urine colors and what they say about your body’s health.

Urine Color and meaning
If all is perfectly normal and healthy in you, your urine color should be a pale yellow to gold (Urine Therapy).

8 Major Urine Colors (Alternative Urine Therapy)

1. Transparent, Clear or colorless urine

You’ve been consuming (drinking) a lot of water or watery stuff and need to lay off it a bit.

2. Pale yellow urine.

You are perfectly normal and healthy. Your diet is good and you are well hydrated.

3. Transparent or clear Yellow. urine

You are perfectly normal

4.Dark Yellow urine

You are perfectly normal but there might be the need for you to drink a good amount of water soon.


5. Brownish yellow urine urine

This urine color is an early warning sign of dehydration but can also be a sign that liver disease has taken root in you.

6. Pinkish red urine

Omitting the following foods completely from your diet could result in this urine color.- Tomatoes, carrots, beetroots, blackberries. But on the downside, this could be a sign of a tumor somewhere in you or even Kidney disease. Cases of serious Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) have been known to produce this symptom.


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7. Green or Blue 

This is a very odd urine color indeed and the first thing to look for is the presence dyes in your food or any medications you’ve just taken. However, this urine color can also be a clear sign of rare genetic disease, and so if the color remains after a short time, go see a doctor.

8. Foamy or frothy urine

Regardless of what urine color you’ve got, doesn’t matter if it’s clear, if your urine always appears to be foamy and/or frothy, it may be warning signs of protein in your urine. Protein in human urine is an indication of kidney disease.



Now we know a bit more about our urine. Take a good look at it next time before you plush it away down the loo. (urine color and urine therapy)

Note, the theory about urine color talking volumes about the body’s health also applies to the taste of urine. Check this blog for other articles on the subject, (links in this article). Read them for more information.


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