Ozone Therapy

Ozonoterapie

Ozonoterapie

Ozone is a gas which has a specific odor that we can feel in the summer days after a thunderstorm and in the mountains at high altitude in the woods but also on the beach where the waves break along with the salt vapors. Ozone is the gas that keeps everything alive on earth, the ozone layer being a natural filter that absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation that are dangerous to the living organisms.

History of the medical ozone

– in 1840 the German Schonbein names this gas ozone, which in Greek means “fresh air”

– in 1856 Tain and Andrews support the hypothesis that ozone is an allotropic form of oxygen;

– in 1857 Wernem von Siemen, creates the first ozone generator;

– in 1898 Brodie and Landenburg show for the first time the chemical formula of the ozone: O3

– in 1880 ozone therapy has been accepted in the US

– in 1896, the electricity genius Nicola Tesla patented his first medical ozone generator “The Violet Ray” and in 1900 founded the first company Tesla Ozone Co and sold these ozone generators to the medicat staff;

– in 1916 during the First World War, the German physician A. Wolff successfully used the ozone in the war-field surgery for the treatment of the infected wounds;

– in 1931, after decades of studies and applications, Dr. Otto Warburg was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work showing that a lack of oxygen in the cells is leading to cancer- cancer occurs when a cell receives less than the amount of 60% of the necesarry  oxygen; 

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