What is a peloid treatment
Peloid is mud, or clay used therapeutically, as part of balneotherapy, or therapeutic bathing. Peloids consist of humus and minerals formed over many years by geological and biological, chemical and physical processes.
Peloidotherapy involves dissolved and highly mineralised, purified therapeutic mud or peat in water and applying to the body as a thermal therapy. The fresh mud is rich in decomposed aquatic plants.
How does peloid therapy work
The effect of the hot mud is extremely relaxing to the muscles, reducing local swellings around joints, muscle tension and strengthening anti-inflammatory activity and immune processes within the body. Peat is used in a form of wraps for locomotive system disorders, gynaecological disorders and respiratory tract disorders.
What is peloid treatment used for
Peloidotherapy is used to treat rheumatism, inflammation, neuralgia and obesity. The heat improves the blood circulation rate and the local metabolism. This therapy also helps to eliminate cellulite and stretch marks.
Numerous peloids are available today. The most popular are peat pulps, various medicinal clays, mined in various locations around the world, and a variety of plant substances. Health spas often use locally available lake and sea muds and clays. Peloid procedures include peloid wraps, peloid baths, and peloid packs applied locally to the part of the body, which is being treated.
Peloid treatments are used for rheumatic disorders, osteoarthritis, gynecological disorders, sciatica, skin diseases, trauma and many more various afflictions and ailments.
Peloids are also widely used in cosmetology. They are applied as face masks. Applying peloid masks once a week helps to revitalize the skin, tighten it and bind fluids in the skin layers. Regular use of peloids cause wrinkles to disappear and prevents new wrinkles from appearing.
Mud baths have existed for thousands of years, and can be found now in high-end spas in many countries of the world.
Mud baths come from many sources, such as: lakes, saltwater seas, hot springs, volcanos.
Fangotherapy (therapeutic mud procedures) stimulates a metabolism, promotes a resorption of the centres of an inflammation. Therapeutic mud has antimicrobial effects, since it contains natural antibiotics In medical muds there are all substances and the trace substances necessary for the person, and these substances is unique are balanced. Muds are also used in thalassotherapy for a deep drainage of a lymph and cellulitis treatment, and as a SPA treatment of diseases of a skin, organs of a pelvic and musculoskeletal system.
In the mechanism of curative action of a mud the essential role is played by normalisation of metabolic processes: carbohydrate, protein, lipid. Under the influence of mud activates fat metabolism due to mobilization of fat depots (subcutaneous fat), changing the components of protein-carbohydrate complexes, which normalizes the state of the connective tissue and reduces the formation of coarse fractions. Procedure of a mud wrapping allows to achieve fast saturation of tissues and an organism as a whole trace substances.