Thai Clay Salt Pot Body Massage or Tub-Mor-Glua
Thai Clay Salt Pot Body Massage or Tub-Mor-Glua is a treatment process where it involves pressing body with heated clay pot filled with Thai herbs or Epsom sea salt wrapped in unbleached cloth on a hot bundle of herbal medicine. After heating the clay pot then place it on top of lily leaves or thick cloth and wrap up tightly. The clay salt pot is then can be put on various parts of body such as hips, waist, upper back, thigh, and inner legs. When the pot’s temperature starts to decrease, it will then be used on the stomach over women’ uterus.
The Salt Pot Body Massage or Nuad Mor Glua has plenty of benefit including detoxification by flushing out toxins accumulated in the body especially during pregnancy. It also helps lessen muscle pain and body aches. The treatment has been prevalent in Thai life and is often practice at home. Normally, after giving birth, new mother would undergo for treatment called “Kao-Au-Yu-Fai” where it involves Clay Salt Pot Body Massage. The Salt Pot massage can heal the mother’s uterus from expanding after giving birth. Some caution for mothers who had C-section childbirth, they are advised to do the treatment 1 month after delivery, and must start with the very soft massage. Should also avoid some parts of the body, such as pelvis, pubis bone, and other parts that the bone is curved out. This is because it may cause bruises. In general the salt pot massage should not be use when fever, severe stomachache, any inflammation are present or right after finish eating.