Mud Therapy is a naturopathy which is an effective treatment modality for many chronic problems and skin related problems. It also helps to soothe the body.
How is Mud Therapy carried out?
Mud Therapy is carried out by coating the whole body with mud (preferably clay). One can keep the mud for half an hour and then take bath with clean water followed by steam bath. Massage your body at the end.
The mud used for this purpose should be clean and should be taken from 3 to 4 ft depth from the surface of the ground. It should be free from contaminants like stone pieces or chemicals.
Mud therapy is often offered by spas and resorts
Mud Therapy helps prevent many diseases and maintain overall health of the body.
Studies supporting the efficacy of Mud Therapy:
Short- and long-term effects of mud-bath treatment on hand osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial results confirm that the beneficial effects of spa therapy in patients with hand OA last over time.
Psoriasis and mud bath therapy: clinical-experimental study results of this investigation seems to highlight that the FBT treatment, to the same way of the drugs anti-psoriasis, results useful in the ameliorate the quality of life of these patients.
A study on the efficacy of treatment with mud packs and baths with Sillene mineral water (Chianciano Spa Italy) in patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis the mud-bath therapy performed at Chianciano Spa with Sillene Spring water remarkably improved the clinical conditions of patients with knee arthritis and significantly reduces the frequency and severity of symptoms and the disability they cause.
Mud-Bath Therapy(MBT) in Addition to Usual Care in Bilateral Knee Osteoarthritis results of this cost-effectiveness analysis support the use of MBT as midterm complementary therapy in the management of knee OA.
One-year follow-up of mud-bath therapy in patients with bilateral knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, single-blind controlled trial Mud-bath therapy can represent a useful backup to pharmacologic treatment of knee OA or a valid alternative for patients who do not tolerate pharmacological treatments.
Efficacy of Spa Therapy, Mud-Pack Therapy, Balneotherapy, and Mud-Bath Therapy in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis. A Systematic Review the mud-pack therapy, balneotherapy, mud-bath therapy, and spa therapy have proved to be effective in the treatment and in the secondary prevention of knee osteoarthritis, by reducing pain, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug consumption, and functional limitation and improving quality of life of affected patients.
How does mud therapy work?
Mud being earthen element represents one of five elements of nature which has immense impact on the human body. When applied over the body it retains moisture for a long time which can provide cooling effect. Being black in color it absorbs all the colors of the Sun and conveys them to the body.
Mud has the ability to heal the body from the inside and correct any imbalance from root. Mud contains a lot of natural minerals which are vital and fight the bad toxins in the body effectively. Since it has so many health benefits, it can also treat a lot many chronic health problems and cure away ailments as well.
What are the health benefits of Mud Bath Therapy?
Health benefits of Mud Bath Therapy:
- It can effectively remove chronic skin problems like pimples, eczema and psoriasis
- It helps in the treatment of Arthritis disease
- It can help get rid of chronic constipation disease and reduce intestinal heat
- It can help fight a bad headache or fever
- It can relieve stress, joint pains etc