about Torf MOOR MUD (BALNEO-Peat)
Moor mud is a therapy quality peat ** - an organic substance, product of natural decomposition
of multitudes of plants under special conditions. Unlike other mud used
in the spa industry, Torf Moor Mud contains virtually no clay (less then
3%) and consists of organic residue of herbs, flowers and grasses. Over
period of thousands of years this residue was transformed into a fine paste
that easily dissolves in the water, has unusual concentration of bio-minerals,
trace elements, vitamins, amino acids, plant hormones and fatty acids
in a molecular form that is easy
for the human skin to absorb. Think of it as a plant extract not from just
one plant, but hundreds that reflects environment of Earth 10.000 years
ago, without present day pollution. Its uncanny ability to heal, nourish
and detoxify has been observed by people for millennia and used scientifically
in European Spas for well over a century. It is used not only to beautify,
but also to cure multitude of ailments from mobility problems, arthritis,
and hormonal imbalance to post surgery recovery and muscle recovery in sport
medicine. Its actions are thermo-physical, biochemical, anti-aging,
anti-inflammatory, and natural antibiotics*. Because peat has chelatic
properties (it binds heavy metal isotopes) it is a very strong natural
Term BALNEO-Peat refers to therapy grade of our Moor Mud
which was tested to exacting standards by the Czech Ministry of Health
and was certified for the use for treatment in the spa therapy (balneo-therapy).
Thanks to its unique packaging, Torf Moor Mud is supplied in an
non-altered natural state, enriched with highly beneficial mineral spring
waters and salts of the Karlovy Vary
Spa region. Torf Moor Mud has never been processed chemically or thermally
to preserve all of it's benefits as recommended by European therapy practice.
** Moor mud, moor peat, therapy peat, BALNEO-peat are different names
for high quality, matured peat that is suitable for balneotherapy.
One of the famous examples of peat's ability to preserve the human skin
is Tollund peat bog man which was preserved in an unbelievable
state in a peat bog for thousands of years without any additional preservation.