Playing in the mud is no longer a privilege enjoyed by children. Owing to its therapeutic properties, mud bath has become a popular pastime for adults. Adults head to the luxurious spas to indulge in mud bath. For a mud bath, the mud in your yard might not be the ideal ingredient. The insects and microorganisms hiding in your yard will make it an unhealthy affair. Only mud obtained from specific locations are used for mud bath. The mud of the regions with geothermal springs and volcanic ashes are used for mud bath. A mud bath helps to nourish your skin, reduces muscle and joint pains, promotes detoxification, removes impurities from the skin, reduces stress and rejuvenates both your mind and body.
Dead Sea Mud
The Dead Sea is one of the best natural spas of the world. The black mud of Dead Sea is packed with beneficial minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium bromide and organic substances that can heal most skin ailments.
Calistoga mud bath
Another favorite destination for a mud bath is Calistoga in California. Located on top of the Napa Valley, the mud of the region is enriched with volcanic ashes. The minerals found in the geothermal springs of the region further enhance the therapeutic property of the mud.
The volcanic activities in Ischia have enriched the mud of this Italian island. The mineral rich mud is suitable for treating skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. It is believed that the minerals penetrating the skin during mud bath could even cure digestion and respiratory problems.
Bad Wilsnack mud bath
The mineral rich mud found in the German town of Bad Wilsnack is noted for its pain relief properties. A mud bath in Bad Wilsnack could reduce back pain and symptoms of arthritis. The rejuvenating property of the mud therapy is beneficial for treating emotional problems such as anxiety, stress and depression.
Great Salt Lake
If you are planning to visit Utah, don’t miss taking a mud bath with the earth obtained from the Great Salt Lake. A mud bath would remove the dead skin cells from your body and treat skin disorders. It could improve the condition of your skin. After returning from the mud bath, you will realize that your skin is glowing with health.