Thai herbal compress practice dates back about 5000 years, when knowledge and use of herbal modalities was a common practice for pain management and inflammation. It is believed that herbal compress massage was first introduced to Thailand by monks from India around 200 B.C. and was used on soldiers to elevate pain and inflammation when returning from the battle field. Nowadays it’s a common practice in Thailand and all over the world for pain therapy and relaxation techniques.
The blend of traditional Thai herbs in the compresses provides a relaxing effect for your body and mind. The mixture of herbs contains anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antioxidant properties to alleviate sprains, bruises, sore muscles, aches and more.
This herbal therapy was designed to relieve pain and inflammation. Therapeutic healing herbs in accordance with ancient recipes consist of; prai, kaffir lime, camphor, tamarind, ginger and lemongrass, which are wrapped in a compress, steamed and then applied to skin in a gentle pressing, circular and rolling movements to alleviate aches and inflammation.
This provides a relaxing and invigorating effect on the body and mind while giving your body a boost of energy. Blends can also be customized based on specific conditions such as colds, sinuses and headaches.