Sources of Ancient Healing Thermalism

Caelius Aurelianus Chronicae passiones 4.7.104

Way of Transmission
Literature
Datation
5th century CE
Language
Latin
Literary Genre
Medicine
Canonical Reference
Cael. Aur. chron. 4.7.104

104Peregrinatio quoque adhibenda et longa nauigatio et usus aquarum naturali uirtute medentium, et magis sulphuris ac medicaminis uirtutem redolentium, item maritimarum, et primo feruentium, tum frigidarum.

104And let him take a trip abroad or a long sail, and make use of waters having natural therapeutic properties, preferably those with a sulphurous and medicinal odor. Sea water should also be used for bathing, first hot and then cold.

Commentary

Tratamientos para los problemas de colon. Se incluye el uso de aguas con propiedades naturales, principalmente sulfurosas y medicinales.

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