The Real Dirt on Mud Therapy: 10 Health Facts
Whether commercial claims about the healing properties of mud therapy are authentic is about as clear as, well, mud. But the use of mud as medicine goes back to ancient Mesopotamia, and it continues today with applications for skin conditions, musculoskeletal disorders, and a variety of other ailments.
While it is certainly no substitute for medical treatment, mud therapy might be used effectively as a complementary approach. Click through the slides above to gain a clearer picture of mud’s potential.