Mineral therapy or Mud therapy is defined as “hyperthermal” or “hypothermalized mud”
It is derived from the mixing of a solid component (organic and/or inorganic clay) with mineral water (salso-bromo-iodic).
• Mud consists of 53% clay, 36% minerals, 7% organic substances and 4% water.
• Mineral water, as well as temperature & chemical components influence the development of the maturing process of typical microflora.
Thanks to the local effects of mineral therapy it has wide range in alternative medicine. Depending on the case it can be applied as partial body wrapping, partial bath and full bath.
Local effects of Mud Therapy
• Increase pulse rate
• Increase body temperature
• Improve vascularization
• Stimulate metabolic exchange in cartilage
• Local anti-inflammatory
Mud treatments bring relief to arthrosis, spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, dysmetabolic reumatism, periarthritis, tendinitis, tensionovitis, bursitis, fibrositis, some post-traumatic muscular hypotonia, hypotrophy and muscular rigidity. Mineral-enriched mud therapy helps people who are suffering from psoriasis, eczema, acne and variety of other skin ailments.