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Austria's most unusual spa treatments

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Austria's most unusual spa treatments
Apple and honey detox. Photo: Heiltherme.at

Austria offers many places in which to enjoy holistic health care, and whilst eco spa treatments have been around for a while, in recent years some more unusual pampering and health treatments have emerged.

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This is the country of salt caves, natural mud baths, and hay flower liver detox compresses.

In Austria taking the waters - both drinking them and bathing in them - as well as all-over mud body wraps are seen by many as important elements of a health regime and the annual spa ‘cure’ has become an accepted part of everyday life.

People may take cures for specific problems, such as arthritis or psoriasis, or as a more general detoxification. Have a look at nine of Austria’s most unusual spa treatments - from bathing in beer to a massage with pumpkin seed oil. Maybe you’ll be tempted to experiment.

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