Medicated Earth – Natural Mud treatment

mud pack, natural body pack

Medicated Earth is herbs enriched mud which helps detoxify the skin by mud therapy.

Mud may not be one of the most glamorous forms of treatment in the world, but it is certainly one of the oldest. Mud packs and masks were used by the ancient Egyptians and Romans for various ailments as well as beauty treatments, and were often given with other spa treatments as part of a cure. Therapeutic mud or medicated earth often comes from areas around mineral springs, and the high mineral content of the mud is regarded as one of the main reasons for its beneficial effects.

The benefits derived from the many different sorts of mud used are said to come from health-giving substances in decayed plant matter and soil that accumulate in them at certain sites over hundreds of years. The composition of each differs, according to the minerals and plants found in the area.

No one knows exactly how mud therapy works, but most theories assume that the beneficial substances in it penetrate the skin, possibly entering the bloodstream and circulating throughout the body. In addition; tiny nerve fibers in the outer layers of skin may be stimulated, so that the whole nervous system benefits. The drying, abrasive action of mud on the skin is thought to augment the cleansing and invigorating effects of mud baths which have been compared to taking vigorous exercise  increasing the heart rate, speeding up circulation and encouraging sweating, helping to rid the body of impurities.

Medicated Earth is 100% natural, with no additives or other ingredients. It is absolutely safe to use for long durations with noticable effects within 15 days of continuous use.