People from ancient times been known therapeutic properties of mud. Due to the complex chemical, biotic, thermal, electrical and mechanical properties, the mud improves metabolism, blood circulation, skin and other functions of our body.
In the treatment of mud also play an important role techniques used during the procedure and reactivity.
According to many scientists secret mud treatment is the absorption of the individual particles of minerals are in its composition (organic and inorganic: iodine, sulfur, iron, minerals, etc.) and a large number of biologically active substances that have hormone-like and antibacterial effect.
When applied topically, mud soothes pain, improves the condition of the musculoskeletal system and strengthens the protective processes of the body. Also, when mud therapy normalizes the acidity of gastric juice, a reduction of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, and slows gastric emptying.
The positive influence of therapeutic mud and also has on the autonomic nervous system and improves immunity. But more mud is used to strengthen the body in general, this is due to the restoration of relations between the internal and external environment of the body.
In the treatment of mud used its different types, as there is a difference between their physico-chemical properties. For example, silt mud has a lower heat-carrying capacity than peat, which affects the body's thermoregulation, which is closely related to its functional activity.
But do not forget that the mud is used only under the supervision of these procedures after the appointment of a physician. Independent attempts mud therapy can lead to overheating of the body, high blood pressure and other negative consequences.