Jaluka refers to leech. Leech therapy (Jalukavacharanam)ayurvedic medicine Jaluka refers to leech. Jalukavacharanam in ayurveda is a bloodletting treatment procedure carried out with the help of jaluka. The treatment is mostly done for rakthamosha or blood purification. Blood purification is the prime solution for most of dermatological and blood vessel related diseases. Jalukavacharanam is widely accepted as the best ayurveda treatment to cure heamatoma, cellulites, blood clots in muscles and skin diseases such as psoriasis and eczema. Certain cases of rheumatoid arthritis are also treated with Jalukavacharanam.