By Staff Reporter
Reports said that some ghetto youths are buying new pampers, sanitary pads boiling them, adding milk and sugar before drinking the liquid to get themselves tipsy.
The call it ‘Diapers Tea.
Information circulating on social media says that the boiling of diapers and sanitary pads is not new as they are coping it from other countries where it has been happening for as far back as 2016.
“The Diaper’s Tea, is an extraction process in which the foam in the diapers is being removed and boiled for about thirty to forty-five minutes after which it would then be drained and the water is then drunk,” it has been said.
“The processed boiled water will then be used as a tea by adding sugar and milk before drinking it.”
“Some even drink it as ordinary as it is. It is said to be more powerful than even bronco, for those that have experienced the intoxication from both substances.”
Diapers are made of cloth or synthetic disposable material.
This cloth is composed of layers of fabric. Many a time when a diaper has been wet, it will contain chemicals called Doxins, Sodium Polyacrylate, Tributyl-tin (TBT), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), these include chemicals such as ethylbenzene, toluene, xylene and dipentene.
While for those that boil sanitary pads, the chemical contained in it include, Cellulose Gel, Doxin, Rayon and Furan.
Research even proves that it has a risk of cancer, when the chemicals are exposed to the system through menstrual period.