Mud is a vital element in nature. It is known to contain critical minerals that have beneficial effects on the human body. Mud is able to absorb toxins from the body which is useful for preventing and treating different diseases.
As well, mud therapy, or as it is known fangotherapy, offers a cooling and relaxing experience that most users report as being highly pleasant.
Mud bad treatments are able to:
A recent study conducted in 2007 determined that mud baths that are followed by hot baths can reduce pain and other fibromyalgia symptoms.
As well, there is evidence to support that my baths are effective remedies for muscle fatigue, nervous disorders, kidney diseases as well as having a positive effect on the urinary system.
As you might expect, there are different types of mud depending on where in the world the blood originates from.
The composition of mud will vary by the mineral constitution of the region it derives from. As well as the process of soil formation in that area.
When mud is used for therapeutic purposes, it should always be dried, powdered and then sieved so that any sort of impurities like stones or grass are removed prior to its use.
Try googling some of your local spas to see if they offer mud baths as a service. If they really know their stuff, they will be able to inform you about the types of mud they use and help to customize the mud bath experience to your particular needs.
For instance, if you are looking to beautify yourself, and increase the tone and quality of your skin, that is a different experience than if you are a fibromyalgia or arthritis sufferer that would like to try out the healing properties of a mud bath.
Mud baths also occur in nature- some of the more popular natural bath locations include near volcanoes in Costa Rica, the Zoritos mud baths in Peru, the Daylan channels of Turkey as well as the volcanic mud baths in Cartagena Spain.