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Synonyms for hydropathy

the internal and external use of water in the treatment of disease

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Sobriety, piety and freezing water were recurrent themes at what was then known as the Crieff Hydropathic Establishment, the first in what would become a number of Scottish spas offering healthy aqua cures to ailing Victorians.
Rothesay is where the first hydropathic institute was founded, back in Victorian times.
On paper from the Waverly Hydropathic Establishment, Melrose.
Malvern's reign as the hydropathic capital of Britain was short-lived.
In the Victorian era, guests would take to the waters to improve their health with hydropathic cures.
Prescriptions involving fatty foods and foods containing lots of albumen were legitimately recommended, along with hydropathic treatment (including ablutions, rubbing down, sponge baths, and sea or river bathing), electric massage, electric baths, and medicines such as quinine, ergotin, zinc, arsenic, phosphates, and opiates.
Lane's delightful hydropathic establishment at Moor Park.
The hotel - formerly known as the Sands and before that the Grand - was purchased in 2004 by a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Hydropathic Hotel, Pitlochry.
Peebles Hydro, or hydropathic to give it it's full name, proved to be the very tonic.
Henderson recounted but minimized tales of Jackson's eccentricity, from his interest in hydropathic medicine to his strange ideas about his health and diet.
Substitution of Leu with Gln at aa 440 of loop 2, which dramatically affects the hydropathic character of this region, was also observed in 12 Korean Ad7 strains.
In 1870 Tiutchev went to Karlsbad for hydropathic treatment and encountered Amalia Kriidener there (with her second husband, Count N.
Extended quantitative structure-activity relationships for 80 aromatic and heterocyclic amines: structural, electronic, and hydropathic factors affecting mutagenic potency.
23) Mark Foy opened his hydropathic and tourist establishment in July 1904.
8) After Tennyson stopped his hydropathic treatment for epilepsy in 1848, Martin notes, "He also began referring openly, for the first time, to his own trances, which he ascribed either to gout or to his passing voluntarily into an extra-sensory state through a form of self-hypnotism or meditation" (p.