Mud therapy is a treatment employed in naturopathy, mainly for curing skin & digestive disorders, using one of the panchamahabhuta- earth. Both general & local applications, like mud packs & mud baths are advised.
• Cooling of the affected part
• It reduces the body temperature and is useful in high fever
• Absorption of toxins• Reduction of swelling.
• Relaxation of tension: A clay pack reduces tension of the muscles and soothes over-stimulated nerves.