Aromatic Herbal Baths of the Ancients

Alakbarov, Farid U.
December 2002
HerbalGram;Winter2002, Issue 57, p1
Academic Journal
Reports on aromatic herbal baths and their utility in relieving muscle tension, dilate blood vessels and slow the heart rate. History behind herbal baths with reference to Roman period and Middle ages; Discussion on ways of using fragrant substances in Eastern bathhouses; Information on various plant products used in herbal baths to cure specific diseases and disorders including garlic and peppermint.


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