Posted on Aug 25, 2008 | Comments 0
Generally, thalassotherapy is the word came from Greek Word Sea. This therapy refers to variety of treatments that use seawater and seaweed.
Each treatment is mainly intended for toning, moisturizing and revitalizing your body and skin and in most of the cases it improves your circulation.
Some other ocean and marine derivatives used in thalassotherapy include mud, sand and algae. All these are cleaned and purified before using.
This therapy consists of array of packages like, underwater shower, mud baths, aromatherapy, hydro-massage, mud, seaweed, and algae wraps.
All these treatments help to return your body to a condition of tranquility for a mermaid.
Benefits of thalassotherapy:
Various types of thalassotherapy offer different benefits. They include:
- Muscle toning
- Cleansing your skin
- Deep relaxation
- Decreases the growth of cellulite
- Boosts your immune system
- Improves your sleep quality
- Weight loss aided by improved metabolism
- Relief from the symptoms of psoriasis, eczema, back pain, muscular pain and also stress
- Improves cardiovascular functioning
Also, thalassotherapy helps for people who are suffering with the diseases like:
- Respiratory illnesses such as asthma, bronchitis, etc
- Circulatory disorders such as arteriosclerosis, hypertension, etc
- Chronic inflammation such as rheumatic arthritis
- Post-traumatic disorders such as muscle atrophy
Working of thalassotherapy:
The main objective of thalassotherapy is to improve the circulation of blood that is decreased with the depletion of essential minerals due to poor diet, stress, and pollution. The chemical ingredients of seawater are similar to the ingredients of human blood. Immersing in water when heated to body temperature leads to ions and trace minerals like potassium, magnesium, and calcium sulphates to be absorbed directly by your skin.
Not only this improves your blood circulation, but also it has its beneficial results on the skin pores like toning and moisturizing. Also, thalassotherapy greatly helps to nourish and detoxify your skin and also to relax your body.
Various types of thalassotherapy have various effects and the treatment choices vary. So, choose the treatment method that is suitable for you. The most common type of treatment is seaweed wrap that mainly consists of wrapping of your body along with the seaweed and herb-soaked cloths while resting on the top of the thermal blanket.
Another treatment choice is thalassotherapy pool. In this choice, you wade against a gentle current of seawater. Another option is jet pools, including showers of warmed sea weather, algae paste or application of aquatic mud and also sea fog inhalation.
So, you can safely consider the treatment choice to overcome from various types of diseases. Though it is safe, once talk with your doctor.
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