Everyone deserves to be pampered once in a while. For thousands of years, people all over the world have believed in the healing powers of mud, native Americans have used mud to treat irritated skin for centuries. It’s rich in magnesium, sodium, and sulfur.
Benefits of Mud Bath:
- Draw out impurities from the skin
- Exfoliate dead skin cells
- Relax sore muscles and joints
- Improve skin conditions, like eczema and psoriasis
- Relieve pain from rheumatoid arthritis
- soaking in mud and its minerals can help alleviate aches and muscle pains.
- Soaking in mud baths can even help relieve the symptoms of many conditions such as psoriasis and rosacea.
- Mud baths can even improve spinal symptoms in patients with spondylitis, a painful disease caused by inflammation of the vertebrae.
- Mineral water mud baths yield a significant reduction in psoriasis symptoms.
- Stress reduction
Mud Bath Spa
The basic procedure is,
- Disrobe to your comfort level.
- Gently lower yourself into a tub of heated mud.
- It may take a bit to adjust to the temperature, which is typically over 100 degrees.
- The mud bath may only take 15 minutes followed by other treatments, such as massages or masks, or at least some time in the
- spa’s steam room.
- Climb out and rinse off after about 15 minutes.
Types of Mud
Mud composition differ with the place of origin. Mud property is influenced by the type of flora and fauna of the region.
Mud from Dead Sea: It has beautifying and therapeutic powers. It contains several kinds of salts and minerals which includes Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium Bromide, Silicates, Natural Tar and organic elements.
Black mud: It is rich in minerals and also retains water for long time.
Moor Mud: The mud has chelatic properties which enables its top layer to filter out impurities/pollutants and preserve purity of the mud. This mud has therapeutic properties that are useful in detoxification, healing, beautification, nourishing human body. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-aging effects. It is also useful in conditions like Arthritis and recovery from injury in sports.