In the Canary Islands it is possible to benefit from the curative properties of water, both sea water (thalassotherapy) and fresh water (balneotherapy); experience the incredible sensation of a treatment with the rocks and earth of its volcanoes, rich in beneficial minerals; try the experience of being wrapped with endemic plant species which were used by the aboriginal Canarian people, or give yourself over to all types of therapies involving aloe vera plants grown in these islands, which have the best weather conditions in Europe for their cultivation. There are many specialized centres (both hotels and specific places) where qualified professionals go to great pains to apply distinctive health and beauty treatments, always with a personalized attention.
Elements used: Sea environment: water, sand, air, muds, limes, sea weeds, clays
Therapeutic effects: Toning, stimulating and revitalizing, as well as skin benefits
Elements used: Natural mineral waters from their sources
Therapeutic effects: Beneficial for nerve endings and various organs
Elements used: Aloe Vera Plant *
Therapeutic effects: Powerful cellular regenerator. Astringent, analgesic and anti-microbe properties, etc.
Elements used: Volcanic earth **
Therapeutic effects: Relief for skin, bone and muscle illnesses
Elements used: Plants***
Therapeutic effects: Prevention and / or treatment for various pathologies
Elements used: Sun
Therapeutic effects: Prevention of depressions, relief from certain skin problems. Increases level of vitamin D in body.
*The Canary Islands is the biggest producer of Aloe Vera in Spain and the European zone, and has the best climatological conditions for its cultivation. This explains the extraordinary quality that plants from these islands possess.
**The volcanic Canarian earth has traditionally been used by the local population to relieve a variety of complaints. The islands are considered to be one of the best natural vulcanological laboratories in the world.
***There are many endemic species used for medicinal purposes in the archipelago.