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tha·las·so·ther·a·py

(thal'ă-sō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by exposure of patients to ocean air, by bathing in the ocean, or a voyage.
[G. thalassa, the sea]

thalassotherapy

[thalas′ōther′əpē]
Etymology: Gk, tahassa, seal
a treatment system based on sea bathing and exposure to sea air.
The application of hot, tepid, or cold sea water to any part of the body (soaking, drinking, inhaled in mists) by mechanical manipulation (massages, jacuzzis, bubbling), with/without additives (mud, seaweed, oils)

tha·las·so·ther·a·py

(thal'ă-sō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by exposure of patients to ocean air, by bathing in the ocean, or a voyage.
[G. thalassa, the sea]
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Sofitel Luxury Hotels, a global French hospitality brand, has opened a new thalassotherapy and well-being establishment in Agadir, Morocco.
WITH Mother's Day just around the corner, the Birmingham Mail and Champneys are giving away a one night midweek break for one lucky reader and guest at Champneys Springs, including full use of the facilities, all meals and a facial and thalassotherapy session each
They'll enjoy Champneys' signature treatment, Thalassotherapy - where a mineral-rich warm pool with hydrotherapy jets stimulates and tones tired, aching muscles, as well as a relaxing facial.
The family-run resort, located about an hour and a half outside New York City, has an unbeatable oceanfront location and the only true thalassotherapy center in the continental United States.
Thalassotherapy was developed in seaside towns in northern France and harnesses seawater, which is believed to have beneficial effects on the skin's pores.