Inhalation - inhalation of vapors, gases, medicinal substances for therapeutic purposes. In the resort practice is widely used inhalation with iodine-bromide, sulfide, alkaline, drug inhalation with bronchodilators and expectorant drugs.
For spraying aerosols, various inhalers are used: compressor, pneumatic, ultrasonic, steam and heat-moist, nebulizers.
Hydroaero-ionization with mineral waters moisturizes the mucous membrane of the nose, pharynx, larynx, promotes the dilution of mucus, irritating the numerous receptors embedded in the mucous membranes, has a neuroreflex effect. Inhalations with mineral water, infusions of herbs, drug inhalations with bronchotics, proteolytic enzymes are used more often.