Leech Therapy (Jaluka treatment)

Leech therapy, also known as hirudotherapy, is a type of alternative therapy that involves the use of medicinal leeches to treat various medical conditions. In Ayurvedic medicine, leech therapy has been used for thousands of years to improve blood circulation, detoxify the body, and treat various diseases.
According to Ayurvedic principles, leeches can help balance the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) and promote the flow of vital energy (prana) throughout the body. Leech therapy is believed to have a purifying effect on the blood and can help remove toxins, improve immunity, and promote healing.
During a leech therapy session, medicinal leeches are applied to specific parts of the body, where they attach themselves and begin to suck blood. The leeches secrete a mixture of enzymes and anticoagulants, which help to improve blood flow and reduce inflammation. The therapy is typically performed under the guidance of a trained Ayurvedic practitioner and may be combined with other Ayurvedic treatments, such