From bee sting therapy to bird poop facials - quirky cures around the world

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There's a wonderful array of unusual - and sometimes surprising - therapies on offer around the world. If you've got the travel bug, read this before you go, advises Angela Donaldson.

Poland - salt therapy

The Poles have long known the healing benefits of salt air. The unique microclimate in salt caves is rich in ions, minerals and elements which have healing benefits for the respiratory system and skin.

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