Salvarola Spa has become the most famous resort in Emilia Romagna thanks to the many beneficial effects that these waters have on joints and skin. In 1760, doctor Giambattista Moreali, from Sassuolo, said these waters were “divine”, prescribing them to his patients for baths and mud baths but also to drink
There are however different types of waters that are used for different treatments:
USE: this water stimulates the endocrine system and is used as a painkiller or to cicatrize. It has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties and prevents tissue oedema and irritations of the mucous
INDICATIONS: osteoarthrosis, respiratory system, osteoporosis and post traumatism symptoms, chronic inflammation of the female reproductive system, ovarian inflammation, leucorrhoea and vaginitis,
TREATMENT: warm-humid inhalation bath, nebulization, vaginal bath irrigation, mud baths, hydromassage
USE: anti-inflammatory, stimulation of the local microcirculation, secretory growth, it contributes to bringing sulphur to the cartilage, to the regulation of capillary motilation and also has an anti-catarrhal use
INDICATIONS: chronic pathology of the respiratory system, rhinogenous deafness, chronic primary or secondary rheumatisms, occupational or allergic dermatosis
TREATMENT: warm-humid inhalation, aerosol, humage, tympanic insufflation, nasal irrigation, micronized nasal showers, Mud baths, hydromassages
USE: it accelerates intestinal transit, it stimulates digestive enzymes
INDICATIONS: primary and secondary constipation, dyspepsia
TREATMENT: hydropinic treatment according to medical prescription
These thermal waters are ideal to solve conditions related to:
Itching, burning and leucorrhoea are the most common symptoms of mucous inflammations in the female reproductive system. Such inflammations, that are caused by bacteria or toxic agents, can cause vaginitis, salpingitis, etc..
Therapies: vaginal irrigation – vaginal aerosol – mud baths
The sulphur carries out an anti-catarrhal action and mends the tissues of the mucous in the reproductive system. The iodine strengthens the body’s defence system, bromide alleviates pain and sodium chloride disinfects and reduces inflammation.
Our skin is the tissue that protects our body from external agents and must contain 2,4% of sulphur. The sun, cold weather, smog, radiations and all other atmospheric agents, irritate it causing itchiness, cracked skin or wrinkles that make skin age a lot faster. The contents of these thermal waters give temporary relief to skin conditions like psoriasis, etc,...
Therapies: baths/showers – hydromassages. The baths allow the sulphur to normalize the vital skin balance; they allow iodine and sodium chloride to cicatrize and disinfect and bromide to calm down itchiness and pain. The hydromassage reactivates the peripheral circulation, it favours the elimination of poisonous substances that deposit on the skin and the absorption of its important curative elements.
Joints are often subject to sub-acute chronic inflammations, caused by metabolic disorders that cause pain and difficulty in moving.
The mud containing sodium chloride, bromide and iodide has got many hormonal mimetic properties. It is hyper-mineralized, rich of iodide and bromides and has healing properties. It is used against osteoarthrosis, traumatism effects and chronic primary or secondary rheumatisms.
Therapies: mud balneotherapy. The bath containing sodium chloride, bromide and iodide is especially used against chronic inflammations and disinfects, decongests and stimulates. It stimulates the thyroid and ovaries and speeds up the basal metabolic rate. It prevents and slows down the evolution of varicose veins
Salvarola mud baths
You can try many mud treatments at Salvarola Spa that are excellent to cure skin, lung and joint conditions.
These treatments are created by macerating clay in tubs filled with water containing sodium chloride, bromide and iodide. In this way, the mud absorbs all of the beneficial properties and the active principles of the thermal waters and becomes perfect to treat many physical and aesthetic problems.