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Leech Therapy Health Benefits, Properties, and Uses

Leech Therapy

Common Names: Leeches, Leech Saliva, Leeching

Properties: Antibiotic, Anti-ageing, Anti-inflammatory

What is Leech Therapy?

Leeches are a living animal, considered a worm. They are small, black aquatic animals referred to as suckers, in that they feed off by blood by sucking it out. They are able to do this because of their saliva, which naturally dilates blood vessels.

Leech (Leech Therapy) Health Uses and Health Benefits

Leeches have been used in therapeutic purposes for thousands of years. In the Ayurvedic medicine system of India, leeches have been used to purify skin diseases and blood disorders, alleviate headaches and promote hair growth. Today, leech therapy is looked to for its natural anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving benefits helping with issues like gout and arthritis and promoting blood circulation.2

References

  1. https://www.britannica.com/animal/leech
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3551527/

CuresDecoded worldwide community recommends Leech Therapy for:

Arthritis Highly effective
Cardiovascular Disease Highly effective
Skin Rash Effective

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