Ozone is a colorless gas made up of three oxygen atoms. It is used as an alternative therapy to improve the body’s intake and use of oxygen and to activate the immune system.
Ozone therapy uses ozone, a colourless gas made up of three oxygen atoms.
In medicine, ozone therapy is used to disinfect and treat conditions by disinfecting the area around them, improving the body’s intake and use of oxygen, and activating the immune system.Using a gas as a medical treatment is unusual, so there are special techniques that are employed.
It is used for treating the following:
- infected wounds
- circulatory disorders
- geriatric disorders
- macular degeneration
- viral diseases
- rheumatism and arthritis
There have been some promising studies examining how ozone may be beneficial to health by:
inactivating bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, yeast, and protozoa
stimulating the immune system to speed up healing
improving circulation by cleaning the arteries and veins
purifying blood and the lymph
normalizing hormone and enzyme production
having anti-inflammatory properties
limiting stroke damage
reducing cardiac arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythm
reducing the risk of complications from diabetes
improving brain function and memory