The Thai massage compress, also known as a "pochon" or "herbal ball", is a traditional tool of Thai medicine. It consists of a mixture of aromatic herbs, often local medicinal plants, wrapped in a cotton cloth. These herbs are steamed or soaked in hot water before use. The benefits of Thai massage compresses are numerous. Firstly, it promotes muscle relaxation by releasing soothing aromas when applied to the skin. What's more, the heat released by the herbs helps relieve muscle and back pain and tension. The herbs themselves have anti-inflammatory, soothing and revitalizing properties, making them an excellent complement to Thai massage sessions. To use, simply heat the massage compress in steam or hot water, then apply in circular or tapping motions to tense or painful areas of the body. The herbs will release their benefits on contact with the skin, providing a sensation of relief and deep relaxation. In short, the Thai massage pouch is a versatile and soothing tool for improving physical and mental health.