At one place the Veda s even say "Bhishagyo Bhishaktara Apah |"
Meaning: Water is the best among all medicines. Realizing this importance of water, water-therapy is given prominent place in Ayurveda and Naturopathy. Many of the modern healing institutes also use it as a significant mode of prevention and cure. Dr. Louis of Germany used to treat all his patients by water-therapy alone. Bathing every day helps health y growth of the body and its activeness. Its obvious effects are cleansing and freshening of the body and inducing a feeling of freshness in the mind as well. Maharshi Charak has also affirmed these benefits in his treatise