The first work, which described the medicinal properties of sea baths, was published in Oxford in 1750 by Dr. Charles Russell. After the book's release in England and Germany the sea spas were recognized as medicinal procedures
Sea salt, like table salt, is sodium chloride, but it is more than a saline oil that is not saline. Sea salt is potassium, which is a principal difference compared to table salt. Potassium is an indispensable element for the organism, without which the function of cells is unimaginable. Sea salt also contains a large number of iods, which are essential for the function of thyroid gland and the health of the baby for pregnant women.
Sea baths are useful in the functional diseases of the central nervous system, the compensation form of some of the obesity, cardiovascular system, and chronic inflammatory processes of lymphatic, rheumatoid arthritis. The swim in the sea is prescribed only by the appropriate climatic regime following the above procedure.