Mud is an important element of nature. Out of the five constituent elements of this universe mud (earth) has a pivotal role to play in our well being. It contains important minerals which have positive effects on human health. Mud can absorb toxins from human body therefore is very useful in preventing many diseases. It is also known for its healing properties. It also helps in cooling and relaxing body as it can hold moisture for a long time. The dark color of mud helps in absorbing different colors and conveying them to the body, giving it therapeutic properties.