Healing Waters.Healing Waters
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Healing Waters: Missouri's Historic Mineral Springs And Spas is a straigh forward history of the use and development of mineral springs in Missouri from 1800 to the 1930s. From the earliest spa traditions in America and Missouri's frontier spas to the businesses that flourished bottling mineral waters, the nature of mineralized min·er·al·ize
v. min·er·al·ized, min·er·al·iz·ing, min·er·al·iz·es
1. To convert to a mineral substance; petrify.
2. To transform a metal into a mineral by oxidation.
3. groundwater resources, the repercussions repercussions npl → répercussions fpl
repercussions npl → Auswirkungen pl of establishing saltworks salt·works
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A place where salt is produced commercially.
Noun 1. saltworks - a plant where salt is produced commercially at the state's saline springs, and more, Healing Waters offers a thoroughly researched, in-depth historical tour. Healing Waters concludes with a survey of why mineral springs fell into disuse dis·use
The state of not being used or of being no longer in use.
the state of being neglected or no longer used; neglect
Noun 1. , with a patricular eye on how discoveries in microbiology and biochemistry led to a general repudiation of mineral water health benefits in favor of drug-related treatments. An excellent sourcebook, as approachable to the lay reader as to the historian.