How to use the Black Sea for healing?
Thalassotherapy - is the name for the use of seawater and air in medicine for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. Sea waves, air conditioning, healing herbs, water salts and sand are used in thalassotherapy therapies.
Initially, seawater was used to treat colds and flu. Gradually it was used in a number of directions: to treat gastrointestinal diseases, anemia and others. Also, saltwater was used to treat wounds on the battlefield due to its antiseptic properties.
We all already know about the healing properties of seawater. Even just swimming in it will make your nails, skin and hair healthier and fill them with useful minerals. Swimming in the sea can be very helpful for your blood vessels, or any pathology of the respiratory tract. Seawater will calm you down and relieve you of the stress you get during the year. In short, the list of its useful properties will take us quite far, just enjoy swimming in it and renew your body.
Sea air strengthens the immune system and helps the body fight infections. Take a walk on the shores of the Black Sea, it will make it easier for you to cope with stress, experts say, the iodine brought from the seawater will solve your thyroid problem and a simple walk on the beach in the morning will greatly affect your daily mood, improve memory and activate brain work.
As we’ve pointed out, even just walking barefoot on the beach is beneficial for your body. Experts say that when you get sand on your feet, you are forced to take extra steps to load your body. Consequently, a 15-minute intense walk here requires the equivalent energy of half an hour of exercise on the trainer.
There is magnetic sand on the Black Sea coast that has unique curing properties and can usually have a much more positive effect on your body than ordinary sand. It is noteworthy that the magnetite sand is most saturated in the coastal area between Supsa and Natanebi. According to specialists, frequent visits to these beaches will solve such problems as cardiovascular diseases, depression, neurosis. This sand is especially useful in diseases in children such as rickets, maternity injuries, etc.
Finally, when you are at sea, be sure to consider:
- The best time to swim is early morning and late evening.
- After breakfast, as well as at the end of the meal, entering the water is not recommended.
- Get out of the water before the skin is covered with flesh - this is a sign of a cold in the body. So you might even get cold in hot weather.
- Specialists advise us not to swallow seawater. The reason for this is its pollution. Although seawater is constantly undergoing self-cleaning, it gets dirty in the coastal zone so quickly in the summer that it cannot keep up with it.
In order for such water not to be dangerous for our organism, it is necessary to be careful and protect the coastline and water from pollution as much as possible. We must always remember to bring used items to the bin and do not leave them on the beach. This is necessary in order for our sea to remain a nice resting place for us and not as poisonous water.