The breathing of ionised air, which allegedly has a healing effect to the respiratory tract and other systems.
The above definition is provided by the Sunflower Agency, which operates spas in Austria, Poland and other former Eastern Bloc countries.
HISTORY OF MEDICINE
A self-explanatory term for the use of air and ions to treat bad humours, a therapeutic modality of uncertain efficacy, which was said to benefit various pulmonary conditions.
This term got 172 hits on 16.09.2016 in secondary or non-English literature. It is not used in the working medical parlance and should be retired.