Kur- The German word for cure. Taking a kur means spending time for therapeutic and restorative purposes.
Kinesiotherapy- Active or passive movement of body parts to aid in improved circulation and muscle tone. Also referred to as physiotherapy.
Kiwi Fruit Extract- As a food, kiwi has significant antioxidant properties that may even be greater than most citrus fruits.
Kneipp Therapy- Kneipp therapy consists of a series of cold water treatments, or alternating hot and cold water treatments, on various parts of the body. Herbal extracts are combined with water in an assortment of bathing methods to energize the system and soothe the mind. Certain herbal remedies are used for detoxification.
Kneipp, Sebastian- Father Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1897) was a Bavarian priest, naturopath, and hydrotherapist who streamlined Vincent Priessnitz’s treatments and combined herbal treatments with water cures.
Kojic Acid- By-product of the fermentation process of malting rice for use in the manufacture of sake.
Kola Nut- One of the major components of the kola nut is caffeine, which in high amounts can be a skin sensitizer.