What is the Thai Herbal Compress?

Thai Herbal Compress

The Thai herbal compress is a collection of medicinal aromatic herbs traditionally grown in Thailand. It is simply a pouch filled with ground Thai herbs that is wrapped tightly in a natural unbleached cotton or muslin cloth. It is most often steamed to activate the herbs, then pressed or rolled on the body to alleviate [...]

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Top 10 Herbs used in a Herbal Compress

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CAMPHOR EUCALYPTUS GINGER ROOT JASMINE KAFFIR LIME LEMONGRASS PEPPERMINT PRAI TAMARIND TURMERIC Herb Properties Taste Application Camphor Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic antitussive, bronchodialator, cardiac, diaphoretic, expectorant, pectoral, sedative, stimulant Hot, aromatic Thai saunas, decongestant inhaled to treat colds, congestion, sore throat, cough bronchitis, and sinusitis, blocked menstruation, eye infections, fevers, typhoid, and lung infections. [...]

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Definitions of Herbal Properties

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Herbal properties and their benefits are explained below. Analgesic – decrease symptoms of pain Anti-allergic – decrease symptoms from allergies Anti-emetic – decrease symptoms of nausea & vomiting Anti-fungal -prevents and treats fungal infections Anti-infectious -prevents and treats infections Anti-inflammatory – reduces inflammation and swelling Anti-oxidant – detoxify and improve immune function (vit A&C) Anti-pruritic [...]

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Thai Stem Massage Products – History

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The typical Thai herbal compress houses traditional herbs from the gardens of Thailand. These herbs have both medicinal and aesthetic uses. The herbs are taken into the body either topically or by inhalation. The unique drawing properties of each hand picked herb allow for removal of toxins, causing an immediate decrease of inflammation and pain. [...]

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