A hundred years ago: Therapeutic use of mud. Practitioner 2012;256 (1751):28

A hundred years ago: Therapeutic use of mud

23 May 2012Registered users

'As regards radio-activity, for which some claim has been made as regards this mud, I must confess to some doubts, for its chief effect must be looked upon as due to either thermal or mechanical action. Taking into account its uniformly fine and entirely homogenous character, the absence of any conductivity for heat, and its perfect plasticity, fango must be regarded as a practically ideal cataplasm....'

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