Of course, the water cure
was developed in a time before antibiotics, corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and related pharmaceuticals.
The family does get some income, it is implied, by treating women from the mainland who come seeking therapies, including the "water cure
" of the title.
In Bad Worishofen the key principles of the water cure
developed by Pastor Kneipp were hydrotherapy, herbal remedies, exercise, a healthy diet of fruit, grains, and nuts, and a spiritual awareness grounded in nature.
Nature Cure movement started in Germany & other western countries with "Water cure
My Water Cure
. 4th English edition translated from 36th German edition.
AQUI O Thermes works to modernize the water cure
therapy (using mineral water) in Dax.
Back then, a complete water cure
lasted 24 weeks and consisted of many different hydrotherapies.
Hydrotherapy, which was once known as hydropathy, or the water cure
, was first documented in the fifth century BC by the Greek physician Hippocrates, widely considered 'the Father of Medicine'.
It was called the "water cure
" during the Spanish-American War and is often referred to as a "cold bath" when done by the Nazis.--Ed.
If you have the hiccups and your water cure
More particularly, Bock reads the fiction through the dark glass of the various treatments Conrad received for medical problems, especially the water cure
at Champel following his Congo experience.
He went on to develop various hydrotherapeutic regimens incorporating washings, wraps, packs, compresses, and herbal baths, publishing "My Water Cure
" in 1886.