Friday, April 12, 2013

Home Spa: Purifying Sulphur Salts

Natural Sulphur treatment for Spa or Bath for Skin and for 'purging' the system

After a sulfur bath you are as fresh. According to Wolfgang Brueckle, the chief physician of a German rheumatism clinic, bathing in such water causes the muscles throughout the entire body to relax.

This makes the body’s connective tissue become more flexible. The blood vessels widen, thus increasing the pulse and metabolic rate. Blood flow to the skin increases, which leads to an improvement in the absorption of oxygen and minerals.

Sulphide enters the blood through the skin, and where needed it contributes to the healing process. This inhibits some joint inflammation and helps in the reconstruction of articular cartilage. Thermal sulphur baths are well-suited for the treatment of illnesses of the musculoskeletal system.

 Natural Sulfur Powder from Hot springs (in the mountains of Persia)

 Sulfur is a mineral found near hot springs and volcanic craters. It has a "rotten egg" smell, of sulfur dioxide gas escaping into the air. Sulphur occurs naturally in some plants (such as horsetail), fruits and vegetables, some grains, and milk.

Important in joint health and helps form connective tissue (cartilage, tendons, and ligaments). It may also slow the nerve impulses that transmit pain signals, reducing pain. Sulfur-containing mud baths often called balneotherapy can treat skin disorders and arthritis. Balneotherapy is the oldest forms of pain relief for people with arthritis. The term "balneo" comes from the Latin word for bath (balneum) and refers to soaking in thermal or mineral waters. Some people claim these baths are useful for allergies and respiratory disorders, but there is no scientific evidence for these uses.

Apply sulfur powder treatment topically to treat acne and other skin conditions.

 Skin Disorders 

Sulfur baths, and other forms of sulfur applied to the skin,benefit psoriasis, eczema, dandruff, folliculitis (infected hair follicles), warts, and pityriasis versicolor (a chronic skin disorder characterized by patches of skin that differ in color from the usual skin tone). Arthritis Balneotherapy  suggest that balneotherapy (including sulfur baths with or without mud packs or soaks in the Dead Sea) can help treat several different kinds of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis.

People who took sulfur baths and other spa therapies improved strength, decreased morning stiffness, had better walking ability, and decreased inflammation, swelling, and pain in joints, particularly in the neck and back. Sulphur dissolved in a regular bath tub also improved symptoms of arthritis. Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)  reduced symptoms of seasonal allergies, and  Shingles

 Topically used as a treatment to relieve pain and inflammation of shingles (herpes). It decreases the number of lesions and inflammation.

 For healthy people who eat a well-balanced diet, supplemental sulfur is generally not necessary. People who follow a vegan diet, however, may be at risk for sulfur deficiency. Ointments, creams, lotions, and dusting powders containing sulfur are available to treat skin rashes.

Natural sulfur baths (the kind usually found at hot springs) to help ease pain associated with arthritis. Burned as an incense removes negativity and malevolent spirits from your home. Add to any sachet or medicine pouch for extra protective powers. Health effects of sulphur baths on antioxidative defence systems, peroxide concentrations, and lipid levels in patients with degenerative osteoarthritis.

Sulphur salt is available as a powder and as natural sulphur balls which you combine with water and topically massage vigorously into the skin, this draws toxins out and also abosrbs the nutrients into the cells and tissues to regenerate the system which feels fresh and new!

White Natural Sulphur Powder from Hot springs
100gm $27US

Natural Sulphur Balls from Hot Springs
100gm $33US

Suphur Homeopathic remedy

 Although sulfur is a very vital mineral, when it is used to prepare the homeopathic remedy sulfur it needs to be done differently and significantly because the medication is entirely different compared to how the mineral is found in its natural state.

 After cleansing the naturally found mineral sulfur, it is pulverized into a smooth powder. Subsequently, the finely powdered sulfur is dissolved in a solution of water and alcohol and is diluted to the desired levels. It is then triturated (pulverized into a pulp) and the resultant substance is the homeopathic remedy sulfur, and, as with any other homeopathic medication, it does not retain practically even the slightest trace of the naturally found mineral sulfur.

 As a homeopathic remedy, sulfur is an extremely versatile medication that is used to cure a number of ailments. Hence, it is not surprising that people often and extensively turn to this homeopathic remedy for several dissimilar uses.

 Uses and Benefits of Sulphur

 Although sulfur it is primarily used to treat different skin conditions, especially acne, eczema, candidiasis (a fungal infection occurring in the mouth, respiratory tract and even the vagina), scabies, cradle cap (an redness of the scalp especially occurring in infants), dry scalp, ringworm as well as diaper rash wherein the skin appears to be enduringly dry, itchy, flaky, reddish.

The last condition actually worsens when the affected area is scratched. Sulfur is also effective in treating digestive disorders such as indigestion that deteriorates following consumption of milk or any dairy product; an inclination to vomit or throw up ingested foods; hunger aches accompanied by a sinking sensation in the stomach that usually crops up around 11 in the morning and chronic diarrhea and vomiting occurring early in the morning.

Such type of digestive problems is usually accompanied by other symptoms, such as a bloated stomach and a number of serious problems associated with digesting foods. The symptoms associated with this kind of digestive disorders may also include belching and flatulence (accumulation of gas produced by the gastrointestinal tract), upset stomach, redness as well as itching in the region of the anus, scorching hemorrhoids (accumulation of enlarged veins in swollen tissue at the fringe of the anus or inside the rectum), and also anal fissures (cracks in the mucous membrane of the anus).

Turning to the homeopathic remedy sulfur in such cases not only helps to cure the actual condition, but also provides quick relief from the associated symptoms. In homeopathy, sulfur is an extremely beneficial remedy for the health conditions endured by women. This homeopathic medication is effective in treating the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), such as tetchiness, headaches, sleeplessness or insomnia and excruciating menstruation.

It is also useful in alleviating gynecological problems, such as painful and erratic menstruation periods, dizziness, flushing and profuse perspiration. In addition, homeopathic practitioners also recommend the use of sulfur to treat other bothersome conditions endured by women, such as burning pain, itching in the vaginal region, yellow discharges as well as any other symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that are difficult to treat with other medications.

 Besides all the health benefits offered by the homeopathic remedy sulfur so far, it is also useful in treating certain mental problems. Homeopathic physicians often prescribe this medication for people enduring mental tension, suffering from absence of vitality and determination, absentmindedness or lack of memory, tetchiness, depression, troubled sleep accompanied by nightmares, indecisiveness as well as those who wake up early from their sleep in the morning.

 The homeopathic remedy sulfur is also a beneficial medication for men, especially who have been suffering from conditions such as impotency and/ or erectile dysfunction. Such conditions generally come together with aches and itching in the penis and adjoining areas. It may be mentioned here that in homeopathy, physicians recommend the use of sulfur for treating the above mentioned health conditions in men as well as any other type of inflammation that may occur in the penis or the prostate gland. Sulfur is also an appropriate medication for treating breathing problems that are characterized by arid and throbbing throat that also comprises an almost suffocating sensation.

This condition may come together with a cold or cough along with a yellowish or green catarrh as well as distended and painful tonsils. In case the patient does not take medical assistance to cure the condition, it is likely to develop into bronchitis. Hence, most people suffering from this condition turn to the homeopathic remedy sulfur as soon as the initial symptoms begin to appear.

In effect, in homeopathy, sulfur is an effective remedy for different types of breathing problems as well as infection of the respiratory tract. Apart from the health conditions discussed above, the homeopathic medication sulfur is also useful to treating other health conditions, such as headaches, migraines, fevers, coughs accompanied by sneezing, conjunctivitis and redness of the eyes (eye inflammation) as well as aching backs, especially in the lower regions that may be caused by bending or sitting for long, standing for a prolonged period, or menstruation.

Natural Sulphur Homeopathic Remedy 30ml Bottle $27US