Did you know back in the day this was used to fight infections?
Ultraviolet blood irradiation: Is it time to remember “the cure that time forgot”?
Ultraviolet blood irradiation (UBI) was extensively used in the 1940s and 1950s to treat many diseases including septicemia, pneumonia, tuberculosis, arthritis, asthma and even poliomyelitis. The early studies were carried out by several physicians in USA and published in the American Journal of Surgery.
I've got to give props to TooTallRN, https://twitter.com/VeteransAlways_For pointing me down this rabbit hole that needs even more digging than I gave it:
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And believe it or not there are places you can still have the treatment today!
Another benefit of ILLT is the changing of viscosity of the blood. The ILLT will decrease the viscosity/aggregation of Red Blood Cells so that they are not "sticking" to each other, thus allowing for better circulation throughout the body.
The ILLT also has an Anti-inflammatory affect on the body due to decreasing certain blood proteins that can lead to inflammation due to over production of the proteins.
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(Source: https://www.healthplus.clinic/treatments )