Since ancient times, leeches were used to treat many illnesses and disease through bloodletting, a method where blood was drawn out to remove impure blood that would heal the body. Leech therapy is sometimes the best alternative in treating illnesses, and even surpasses pharmacological treatments. Because of its healing effects on the human body, this traditional method of curing diseases is still thriving today.
Diseases generally treated with Raktamoksham:
1. Many skin diseases
2. Varicose vein