This is a method of packing the body using a mixture of termite mud, a paste of neem and turmeric. In this, the whole body and the scalp will be well covered by the paste, and the patient has to sit in the moderate sun until it dries. After drying the patient will have a shower. This is an ancient method of diagnosis for diseases of the bones and joints.
Mode of action
Application of the paste gives some heat to the skin and thereby increases blood circulation. This will help for absorption of the medicaments easily. The herbs mixed with mud will have skin refreshing properties and so it will be good to improve the health of the skin.
Skin diseases like eczema, scabies etc.
To improve the skin texture and soften the skin
It can be used as a beauty treatment by using other herbs with the mud.
3. Acupuncture & Acupressure
This is a treatment modality of Chinese origin dating back 5,000 years. The treatment of various diseases by inserting very fine needles in to the specific points of the body is termed acupuncture. In Latin “acus” means needles and “punge” means pricking. In the treatment of acupuncture, it is not only essential to select and locate the points precisely but also to use appropriate manipulations of the needles in accordance with the nature of the diseases and the chosen point. Acupuncture and acupressure are included in our treatment courses depending on the condition of the patient and its compatibility with various Ayurvedic treatments.