Mud is one of the five elements of nature which has an immense impact on the body in normal health as well as during can be used as a therapeutic agent in naturopathy treatment because of the following reason.
•    Black colour of the soil obsorbs all the clours of the sun.
•    Mud retains moisture for a long time and has a cooling effect on the body.
•    The shape and the consistancy of mud can be changes easily by adding water.
•    It is inexpensive and easily available.