Soaking in hot springs has many healthy benefits. The reason why hot springs have healing powers and are beneficial are a combination of the temperature of the water along with the mineral content.
The hot mineral or geothermal waters help the body-mind system in the following ways:
* Helps the body get rid of toxins * Reduces tension * Increases circulation * Calming effects on the mind and body * Pain-killing power * Muscle relaxing effects * Stimulates the immune system * Nourishes the skin, improving it's appearance and so much more...
Depending on the minerals in the waters, you receive additional benefits from hot springs. Here are some of the health benefits you receive from the waters at the Wiesbaden.
Silica: Promotes healthy skin, nails and hair. Helps prevent and treat several types of skin problems and prevents brittle nails. Strengthens bones, joints, connective tissues. Helpful during the healing process, especially with fractures or dislocations. Helps boost the immune system.
Sulfate: Rids the body of toxins which helps the liver. Promotes healthy hair, nails and prevents skin inflammation and infection. Also helps with respiratory problems.
Bicarbonate: Helps with circulation issues, helps with many cardiovascular issues, helps nervous system imbalances and has natural antacid properties for healthy digestion.
Calcium: Promotes the formation of healthy teeth and bones, prevents and helps osteoporosis, helps to protect heart and helps the nervous system.
Magnesium: Maintains muscle tissue and normal heart rhythms. Maintains nerves, muscles and bones. Regulates blood sugar levels. Helps with cramps and fatigue, psychiatric disorders, osteoporosis, asthma, diabetes, pain, seizures, bone health and regulates muscle relaxation.
Potassium: Promotes healthy skin, bones and kidney function, rids the body of toxins, helps normalize heart rhythms. Helps the nervous system, helps balance water levels in the body, helps to balance blood sugar and blood pressure. Helps anxiety and stress, heart and kidney disorders, brain function, helps to prevent muscle disorders, stroke and cramps.
Sodium: Maintains water levels in the body, provides relief for arthritic symptoms and muscle cramps.
Lithium: Helps brain function, improves memory, reduces agressive behavior, used to treat depression, bipolar and manic-depressive illness.