The medicinal benefits of spas

Spas are more than just relaxing

Hot water springs have always been prized for their relaxing qualities; the Romans built public baths all over their empire and every schoolchild knows how much they enjoyed their public baths. Bathing and water generally fell out of favour during the Middle Ages when immersing yourself in water, particularly during the winter months, was considered extremely unhealthy. But by the 17th century, good sense had prevailed and luxurious spas had been constructed all ...

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