Sulfur therapyDiscuss the benefits of sulfur therapy.

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pohnpei397 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Some people believe that sulfur is good for just about everything.  For example, they claim that using creams with sulfur in them can reduce arthritis pain and can clear up some kinds of skin problems.   When ingested, they claim, sulfur does everything from maintaining proper brain function to preventing constipation.

There are many claims for the health benefits of sulfur.

litteacher8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator
Sulfur baths have been used for centuries to increase circulation. Sulfur is a naturally occurring mineral in our bodies, and sulfur treatments can be used to invigorate. You can use sulfur at a hot spring bath too. It is also very good for the joints.
lrwilliams eNotes educator| Certified Educator

One common use of Sulfur is in the treatment of acne. It is the main ingredient in many over the counter acne medications and is combined with benzoyl peroxide in many other acne medications.

giorgiana1976 | Student

Sulfur is essential for the biosynthesis of collagen and it is responsible for the elasticity and strength of joints, tendons, and skin.

Sulfur is used in treating lung diseases, gout, hepatobiliary diseases, sinusitis, intestinal infections, dermatoses.

Also, dermato-cosmetic market uses the benefits of sulfurous waters.

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