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Wellness Glossary



Warm, medicated oils are poured over the lower back within a herbal paste boundary.


A low-carb, high-fat regime often used for weight-loss where the body converts fat into Ketones for energy. 


Herbal leaves or powders are dipped in warm, medicated oils and applied via boluses (cloth pouches) to the whole or parts of the body.


Thermal treatments created by Father Sebastian Kneipp which use a mixture of hot and cold water, as well as a number of herbal essences, mostly to help increase circulation. 

Kneipp Experience at Preidlhof

Using the traditional method of Sebastian Kneipp, a German priest famous for the treatment based on the alternation of hot and cold water designed to reactivate our natural energy. The therapist chooses techniques including brushing, washing, body wrap and massage, depending on whether you want to relax or energize the body and mind. Brushing of the body to warm and reactivate circulation and smooth the skin is followed by a quick application of a small cold stimulus, then a short massage and partial wrapping with the famous “Wickel.” The Therapist stays in the room to help the guest observe sensations while the body temperature adjusts.


A mixture of medicinal extraction and cow's milk are heated and the steam passed through a tube and applied over the affected area or whole body.

Kundalini Yoga

Yoga which repeats movements or exercises as well as chanting, meditation, mantras and dynamic breathing techniques. Movements are synchronized with the breath.