Spa in India: An Alternative Therapy

Ligade, Virendra S and Sreedhar, D and Manthan, J and Pise, Ajay and Udupa, N (2011) Spa in India: An Alternative Therapy. International Journal of Current Research and Review, 03. pp. 202-205.

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Abstract

The term Spa is derived from the name of the town of Spa, Belgium. Spa is a treatment, where there is use of drinking waters, hot baths and natural vapor baths, as well as various kinds of mud and sand are applied for body treatment. The belief in the curative powers of mineral waters goes back to prehistoric times. Such exercise has been popular worldwide, but is especially well-known in Europe and Japan. This review highlights application and usefulness of spa as alternative therapy. Review on this topic reveals that India may become a premier spa destination for multinational and National spa giants in coming years, as India is known for land of alternative therapies for fighting some diseases and stress.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spa, India, Market
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacy Management
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2012 09:12
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2012 09:12
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76788

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