Medical bath refers to the bathing of Chinese herbal medicines into the hot water bath, so that the active ingredients of Chinese herbal medicines dissolved in hot water, people immersed in water, through bathing to Chinese herbal medicines ingredients for human body maintenance and treatment.
According to' Zhou Li', there were medicinal baths in China more than 3000 years ago. The substances about medicinal baths were found in the tomb of King Chu in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province. It can be seen that medicinal baths have a long history. Chinese medicine bath is especially suitable for young people nowadays. The pressure of work, irregular life and irregular diet make most young people in a sub-healthy state. Pharmaceutical bath is more direct, simple and effective than other treatments, and does not need to be directly administered.
Pharmaceutical bath is divided into local bath and whole body bath, such as foot bath is the representative of local bath. Drug bath has magical effect because skin is the largest organ of human beings, which is directly in contact with the outside world. It has the function of resisting foreign bacteria, viruses, sweating and detoxification. Drug bath is to use the function of interaction between skin and viscera to achieve the effect of treatment and health preservation. In a specific season, medicine bath can harmonize qi and blood, balance yin and yang, dredge meridians, dispel wind and dampness, clear heat and detoxify, detumescence, relieve pain, beauty and health care.