Did you know that mud may be used in a variety of ways. Not only this, Mud therapy, which is a distinct science of Naturopathy, bestows a number of health benefits where the simple application of mud helps tremendously in keeping ailments away as well as rendering curative effect for sustaining health and wellness.
Mud therapy is very simple and effective treatment modality. The mud used for this should be clean and taken from 3 to 4 ft. depth from the surface of the ground. There should be no contamination of stone pieces or chemical manures etc. in the mud.
It has the power to extract the poison present in faeces.
It acrateches oldest of faeces stored in the body and dilutes it.
It extract the toxin and make free from toxin.
Efficates for swelling,pain,boils and perforation in the skin.
Remove the burning sensation,bleeding and tension also.
Takes out extra heat from our body make it cool down.
It also contain deodrent and pain killer properties.
It provides magnet force which give us vigor and strength.
SELECTION OF MUD:
Mud could be of any type but should have been taken from a neat clean place exposed to sun rays,extracted from 2 to 2 1/2 feet below the ground.Mud should be dried first in the sunlight then sieved before use.
The mud from the termites hill is extremely effective.For bathing and head bath multani mud is useful.
USES OF MUD:
Sleeping in mud-It is extremely effective for insomnia,nervous weakness and blood poisoning.
Mud Massage-By massaging and applying mud on the ,harmful air and poisonous elements are removed.
Mud Bath-Instead of soap if mud is applied it helps in removing all diseases.
Walking bare foot on mud helps in kidney ailment,improve eye sight and increase magnetic power.
It is used on the lower abdomen,chest,forehead,eyes,head,spine,throat,feet,anus and wherever needed. When applied to abdomen it relieves all forms of indigestion. It is effective in decreasing intestinal heat and stimulates peristalsis.
A thick mud pack applied to head in congestive headache, relieves the pain immediately.
Application of the pack over the eyes is useful in cases of conjunctivitis, hemorrhages in the eyeball, itching, allergy, errors of refraction like short sight and long sight and especially useful in glaucoma where it helps to reduce eyeball tension. It relaxes muscles and improves blood circulation.It maintains metabolism rendering positive impact on digestion.
It is useful in conditions of inflammation/ swelling and relieves pain.
It is a good hair conditioner and is good for skin.
It is useful in condition of stiff joints.
HOW TO MAKE MUD PACK:
Mud should be ground,sieved and should be soaked in clean water twelve hours before use.At the time of use spread half an inch layer of this wet paste of mud on a thin cloth and put it on the spot where required,then cover it with a woolen cloth.it should be kept for 20-30 minutes or else the toxin extracted
by mud will re-enter the body.Once used,the mud pack can not be used again.
MUD THERAPY FOR DISEASES:
Constipation-Mud pack is helpful in all type of constipation.
Piles-Remove constipation,and the portion of anus where moles are swollen up mud pack as thick as a cushion be stuck.It gives relief in acute pain.
Loose motion-Mud has diverse properties.It removes constipation in one suffering from it and also cures loose motions.While suffering from loose motions,mud pack is to be put on the abdomen.
Cholera-Mud pack to be put on chest and abdomen,help from cholera.
Stomach ache-Mud pack on the abdomen.
Applying mud packs on the forehead and abdomen provides relief in case of fever.
Eczema-Applying mud clears eczema.
Pimples-Mud pack on the face cure pimples.
Anti Aging: Mud therapy has natural ability to regenerate the skin or anti-aging effect. Also, it helps in escalating the blood circulation process. All these contribute in reviving and toning up the skin tissues making you look young and refreshed.
For Skin Glow: This may be advised as beauty aid because mud therapy imparts natural glow to the skin, improving and preventing skin maladies like acne, blemishes and skin allergies.