A soaking in, typically, a mixture of mineral waters, volcanic ash, peat, etc.: done as therapy or for relaxation, as at a spa.
The immersion of the body in mud, for therapeutic reasons.
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Mud-bath Sentence Examples
This species chiefly frequents swampy grass jungle and is fond of a mud-bath.
While water containing much saline matter, and more especially water containing free carbonic acid, has a very stimulating action upon the skin, mud has a sedative effect, so that in a mud-bath one feels a pleasant soothing sensation as if bathing in cream.
This mud bath is in fact a cleaning process which can be used to cool them down.