What is the Origin of Womb (Uterus) Heat Therapy?
This is another traditional treatment in the Malay traditional medicine for the optimal health of the uterus. This methods which uses a hot compress, called tungku or tuam, uses different materials and shape as heating tool.
It consists of either a flat stone or short iron rod that is preheated and wrapped with fresh leaves and herbs, followed by layers of cloth. Sometimes a ball of herbs is used and compressed to make a herbal ball. This heat compression is done routinely, following delivery, miscarriage and menstruation period.
How is The Womb (Uterus) Heat Therapy Done?
A stone wrapped with a mixture of herbs that is compressed into a shape of a ball. This is used as a heat compression tool. It is pressed down with a stationary rotational movement at multiple focal points over the abdomen, pelvis, sacrum and groin areas.
Why Does The Womb (Uterus) Heat Therapy Focused on These Particular Parts of the Body?
These are the important areas related to the reproductive system. This is where the womb, fallopian tubes and ovaries are situated. Beyond it is where the attachments of the muscles and ligaments starts or ends. On top of that, this is where the lymph nodes are. So these areas are the main focus for the womb heat therapy.
How Does The Womb (Uterus) Heat Therapy Help With Getting Pregnant?
Heat: The heat and compression is directly pressed over the womb and other organs to release toxins, expulsion of wind, and break down the blood clots. This helps to clear the womb of dead skin cells and necrotic tissues. At the same time it helps to reduce scarring and adhesion, which is necessary for a successful conception and healthy pregnancy.