The registration of medicinal waters are regulated by the law in Hungary and permitted by the ‘National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition’. The external use of medicinal waters alleviate medical symptoms for locomotor disorders, joint diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, neuralgia and stress. Using these healing waters (as bathing) are suggested for 2×30 minute cure, repeated 10-15-times. Inhaling vapour has a good effect on respiratory diseases as well. Consuming medicinal water on a regular base is suggested under medical supervision only.
Where to find medicinal waters?
Budapest is often known as the “Land of thermal waters” by being the number one European city providing natural medicinal waters and thermal springs. The main natural resources in Hungary are the certified thermal baths from which 98 are listed across the country. The impressive popularity of thermal baths in Budapest allow guests an enjoyable relaxation but moreover the healing touch of these medicinal waters are recommended to alleviate medical symptoms as well.
Thermal baths are such establishments were medicinal water, mineral mud and other natural healing sources are being used to provide a complete hydrotherapeutic and physiotherapy treatments and services. Budapest’s certified thermal baths are: Gellért Thermal Bath, Rudas Thermal Bath, Lukács Thermal Bath and Széchenyi Thermal Bath.
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