Drawing on the earth's curative powers to prevent, treat and cure disease, Mud Therapy is ancient prescription of Naturopathy. It has proven medical and cosmetic application, being used to treat a variety of conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, rheumatism, overall inflammation, infection, joint injuries and skin problem, including eczema, acne and psoriasis. Mud therapy also reduces blood pressure and may stimulate the immune system.Mud Bath Mud Packs Mud Packs Mud is usually taken from the river beds or from plain hills. The Naturopathy practitioners make extensive use of the Mud in treating various ailments. Usually Mud Therapy is done in two ways - Mud Packs and Mud Bath.
The Mud Pack is prepared by the clay obtained from about 10 c.m below the surface of earth, after ensuring that it does not contain any composite or any pebbles. The clay is then mixed with water and a paste is made out of it. This when cooled down is spread on a cloth which is then applied as per requirement of the treatment. In Mud Bath, the paste of the clay is applied to the entire body. A massage is done and when the clay gets dried up its washed off with cleansing water bath. The Mud Bath is useful for toning up the skin by improving the blood circulation. The Mud Bath is especially useful in getting temporary relief from rheumatic pain or pains caused by injuries or accidents. Usually the duration of the bath is from 20 to 30 minutes.