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What is eco therapy ?

MUD ! GLORIOUS MUD !

​“There can be no life without soil and no soil without life; they have evolved together” - CHARLES E KELLOGG (1902-1980) soil scientist

There's a reason digging in the Earth makes us feel better - microbiomes reside in certain environments, such as our gut, skin and the soil - it is the good bacteria that form part of the microbiomes that build our resistance to illness and fight bad bacteria that cause infection.

 

Get part of your daily dirt intake by eating as much fruit and veg as close to wear they've been grown as possible.

 

Earthing- walking bare foot with feet against the earth is a good way of getting your daily dirt contact.

 

Positive outcomes have been made from studies showing that by authentically connecting our bodies to the earth has benefits of reduced inflammation, enhanced immunity and healing of wounds and even the prevention of and treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

 

Altering the number of circulating white blood cells, grounding may even lessen pain.

 

Another way to up your daily dirt intake is fangotherapy - mud baths! Applying mud to the skin can relieve psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, rosacea,eczema,acne and itchy skin!

 

Mud bathing even has positive outcomes in treating neurological, osteoarthritis and even some cardiovascular disorders.

 

Using mudpacks and mineral water soaks to absorb minerals through the skin may benefit our immune system.

 

Mud from the dead sea is extremely beneficial as it contains rich organic substances such as calcium, magnesium and potassium.

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