Physical-Chemical and Therapeutic Properties of Hot Springs and Hydrothermal Waters

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Year:
2015
Type of Publication:
Article
Keywords:
Mineral, Hydrothermal, Water, Therapeutic Action
Authors:
José Martínez Reyes; Agustina Ortiz Soriano; Melitón Estrada Jaramillo; Iván Vera Romero
Journal:
IJRIES
Volume:
2
Number:
1
Pages:
10-12
Month:
Jan.-Feb.
ISSN:
2394-1375
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Abstract:
The medical hydrology has been nurtured by the advances of science and relies another disciplines, such as Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Physiology, Pharmaceutical, etc. Thanks to this, today known chemical composition of water, its origins and its functions in the body. With exposure to a thermal bath, it receives the direct action of the temperature of the hot springs and minerals begin to be absorbed in small concentrations in the skin. Once in the body, minerals are deposited in the subcutaneous tissue, and from there exert their diverse the rapeutic action.