Hirudo Therapy treatments

Arabs, Greeks, Indians, and Ancient Egyptians all used leeches for medical purposes.

Leech Therapy or Hirudotherapy is still performed by medical professionals in our modern times. Hirudotherapy can improve blood circulation to prevent cell death. Great treatment for inflammation and people who are resistant to antibiotics, and chronically ill with other mental, physical, and emotionally diseases. Europe applied leech therapy to all kind of diseases back in the 18th and early 19th century. Europeans Physicians treated pandemic diseases with Hirudo Therapy. Leeches will produce hirudo compounds or Salivary Gland Secretions as they are essential and very beneficial to human bodies.

Cardio-vascular diseases:

  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Hypertension/high blood pressure
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Poor blood circulation
  • Myocarditis
  • Pre-stroke or post-stroke conditions
  • Lower extremity arterial disease
  • Arterial and vein thrombosis
  • Ulcers

Skin Disease:

  • Carbuncles and furuncles
  • Age spots
  • Scleroderma
  • Hair loss
  • Eczema, psoriasis


  • Diabetes
  • Cyst of the thyroid gland
  • Goiter


  • Cellulite
  • Wrinkles
  • General skin concerns


  • Mastitis, fibroids, cysts
  • Infections and inflammatory diseases
  • Chronic uterine and appendage diseases