In the most miraculous spa treatments asTypically, natural origin. Mud baths and thalassotherapy are two prime examples of these procedures. They help with a wide variety of diseases of the skin and the whole organism, and also promote relaxation, detoxification of the body and preserve the health and beauty of the skin.
But if the mud baths for a long time on everyone's lips andIn practice, the thalassotherapy still raises questions, and after the procedure for health and beauty deserves close attention. After all life on earth originated in water. And according to legend, because of the azure Mediterranean waters came the goddess of love and beauty - Aphrodite. The life-giving power of sea water since ancient times is not only healed, but also rejuvenates people, although only recently that people have come up with the healing power of the name - thalassotherapy.
What is thalassotherapy
the term "thalassotherapy" Sam put into circulation in1869 French doctor De la Bonader. This word of Greek origin: «thálassa» translated as "sea", and «therapei» - «therapy", that is, in fact, thalassotherapy means "treatment of the sea."
Speaking the language of science, the thalassotherapycalled climatotherapy section, which includes a whole range of climatotherapeutic procedures such as exposure to sea air, heliotherapy, air baths and hydrotherapy treatments: sea bathing.
Or, in other words, a complex of modern spa treatments, which is based on the use of algae, sea water and sea air in cosmetic and medicinal purposes - this is thalassotherapy.
Sea water is the source of manyessential minerals such as iodine, manganese, bromine, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, copper, iron, potassium, sulfur, calcium, magnesium. Algae - is the main component of the therapeutic thalassotherapy, which has an amazing ability to compensate for biologically active substances, which are lacking in the human body. It has been estimated that about 150 mineral trace elements includes a thalassotherapy: reviews of satisfied women as numerous and convincing, as the impact of all these substances.
Today, thalassotherapy is widely practicedthe most luxurious resorts in Italy, France, Switzerland, and the island of Bali, the Maldives and many others. It should be noted that modern thalassotherapy centers do not have as their main objective cure of any disease, and are aimed primarily at fighting stress, chronic fatigue, malnutrition and, of course, aging. One of the advantages of the complex is also a thalassotherapy is that it can always be optionally combined with a summer vacation on the sea or, for example, supplement your summer holidays in autumn or spring rate of thalassotherapy.
The history of thalassotherapy
It is strange that a strong interest inthalassotherapy appeared not so long ago, because this complex is not the invention of mankind today. The healing and rejuvenating properties of sea air and seawater were appreciated by the ancient Romans and, to a large extent, Roman. No wonder Plato wrote that "the sea washes away the ills and returns the youth." In modern times the first thalassotherapy began to enjoy caring for their appearance Frenchmen. As a result, fashion courses Thalassotherapy soon spread among the whole of the French elite, and the Côte d'Azur were the first spa resorts. Today, as already mentioned, has become very popular thalassotherapy spa treatments, which is available to almost all, only in France, it will cost more than, for example, in Tunisia. But, unfortunately, not everyone has the opportunity and the time to visit a spa resort, for this good cause cosmetic firms have modified the methods of thalassotherapy. Of course, it is impossible to move the sea, with its salubrious climate, but it can be concentrated salt, algae extracts and deliver sea water. This is all combined with a wrap, massage and thalassotherapy gidroprotsedury turns into an affordable procedure for your health and beauty. It is sufficient to visit the nearest spa.
Indications for thalassotherapy
Thalassotherapy is used for:
- solving problems of excess weight and cellulite
- edge enhancement and reduction of body volume
- eliminate sagging and dry skin
- Recovery beauty, smoothness and elasticity of the skin of the body
- removing excess fluid from the subcutaneous fat
- cleanse the skin and supply it with microelements
- getting rid of venous congestion and edema
- anti-stress effect and obscheozdoravitelnogo
Very popular thalassotherapy, when courses are held beauty «anti-ageing».
In addition to medicinal properties, it is thalassotherapythe most pleasant thing in the world. After all, it's more beautiful ritual and recreation, rather than treatment. You heals and younger sort, even imperceptibly, in a cocoon of seaweed and mud. It's incredibly renews and refreshes the skin, strengthens the muscles and calms the nerves, and accordingly thin silhouette and removes age, improves the body and even the soul.
Varieties of thalassotherapy
Hydrotherapy - a treatment of sea water. Whirlpool baths and have a calming and relaxing effect. Recommended for varicose veins, cellulite, edema. Different types of soul with sea water are recommended for the stimulation of blood circulation, removing cramps and toning. All such procedures are carried out only on the basis of sea water which is warmed to 32-35 °.
Algotherapy - a treatment based on mud andalgae are rich in iodine and trace elements, and have antiseptic and analgesic effect. The main procedures: application of algae, seaweed wraps, heat wraps, or termopotenie when the application on the basis of essential oils on the whole body and under the electric blanket. It contributes to the rapid conclusion of toxic substances from the body.
Kinesiotherapy - a physiotherapy and massage.
Basic thalassotherapy treatments
- massage using a cream based on algae
- physiotherapy in water
- pressotherapy (mechanical action of air under pressure to the feet, reduces swelling, improves venous circulation)
- manual lymphatic drainage.
Course components of thalassotherapy with seaweed:
Algae have long been conqueredpalm among all other anti-cellulite treatments. Because seafood is extremely rich in iodine, a positive effect on all the layers of skin - the epidermis, dermis and hypodermis - also stimulate the cleansing of the entire body. One of the modifications is a thalassotherapy wraps that are used on cellulite. When applied on the problem areas of algae biomass, and then wrapped the body of dense matter. In the process, due to the increasing temperature, begin to penetrate the skin to the active substance, iodine. This procedure improves blood circulation, reduces edemas and removes the "orange peel".
Thalassotherapy involves these seaweeds:
- Laminaria - narrow ribbons of algae containunique sea minerals and produce substances that are indispensable in cosmetology. In kelp has the ability to remove toxins. It is also only valid for venous insufficiency. In addition, it has powerful emollient, moisturizing and protective properties. Kelp is rich in protein, minerals, vitamins (A, B, C, D, E), includes alginates - a low-fat binding agent tender texture.
- Bladder - especially valuable ingredient in cosmeticsmeans for the body. One of the major suppliers of natural vitamin C and iodine, fucus has strong draining properties. This alga stimulates fibroblasts - are cells that are responsible for the synthesis of collagen in the skin. Therefore fucus is used in many cosmetic procedures that are aimed at weight loss.
- Spirulina - this is the only living organism,who has lived in the world no one hundred million years unchanged thanks to its unique biochemical composition. Natural complex of vitamins, amino acids and minerals, is included in an easily digestible mukoproteinovyh membrane. As part of this microalgae have a large number of blue pigment phycocyanin - this is the only known substance that is able to stop the growth of cancer cells. Because in any other substances, it is not found on the earth. Spirulina has a very strong firming and toning effect on the skin.
- Sandy silt - this alga is rich in vitaminsGroup C and B. In most cases, use its nutrients, softening, soothing, moisturizing properties, and the ability to replenish the body with essential minerals.
Today, algae, as the main preventive andtherapeutic factor of thalassotherapy, are increasingly used and compensates for all the shortcomings of biologically active substances and trace elements that the human body is always necessary for a healthy and active life.
Dermatologist Leslie Berman, in his book "Decisionsfor different types of skin »(The Skin Type Solution) writes that are particularly useful for sensitive and dry skin is thalassotherapy treatments: reviews of women have tried them, just talking about it. As Dr. Berman, they confirm that the procedures with sea water and algae help to moisturize dry skin well and remove any irritation and inflammation. But the scientific evidence of similarity of seawater and blood plasma, development of techniques of using algae and allow the water to develop thalassotherapy and for the prevention of disease and aging.
Thalassotherapy at home
It is believed that the best way to pass the coursethalassotherapy in winter and spring. Since beginning to affect the "winter" fatigue, which occurs due to short daylight hours, lack of exercise and fresh air.
But to go to the seaside resort at the time -dream is not always easy to carry out, and do not always have the opportunity to enroll in an expensive procedure in beauty salon. Although there is a solution - thalassotherapy home. Namely "deliver" the sea in an apartment, what will help us to the same neighbor pharmacy where you can buy peels, scrubs, etc., which are composed of sea salt, and cosmetics based on algae and mud. One of the most affordable and simple home treatments are thalassotherapy sea bathing, for which needed only sea salt and a bath with warm water (37-38 ° C).
Of course, do not forget about sea mud - at leastimportant component of thalassotherapy than salt. "Palm" in this category has long been given mineral Dead Sea mud containing magnesium, calcium, potassium, sulfur, iodine, bromine and other minerals and trace elements healing. This mud deposited in the form of applications to the skin, creates her miracles, making the skin fresh and young: remove waste and toxins, deep cleans well activates the metabolism in the skin, increases its protective properties and tightens and eliminates cellulite.
For full wraps need 1 kg of the mud, but onlyfor problem areas - enough of 250-600 Dirt apply to a clean body layer 0.5-1 cm, then close the plastic wrap and better wrap in a warm coat or a blanket, and after 20 minutes rinse with water recreation. The result will exceed all your expectations!</ P>