Thai Hot Herbal Compress uses a heated muslin parcel of aromatic herbs and spices, used for centuries throughout Thailand. The technique offers several health benefits. It is extremely relaxing, it calms anxiety and relieves tiredness.
The Thai Hot Herbal Compress therapy dates back nearly 5,000 years and was originally designed to relieve pain and inflammation. In ancient times it was used by Thai Royalty in elaborate treatments and by soldiers for aches and pains after returning from battle.
In Thailand, the herbal compress is called luk pra kob, translated as “herbal pressing sphere.” To make the compress, a combination of healing herbs are put together, steamed and then applied to the body in gentle pressing, circular and rolling movements.on the skin to soothe aches and swelling.