Abhyanga gentle massage of the whole body with warm oil
Tired body and flabby skin without healthy colour are problems which can be overcome by the good masseur applying therapies derived from Ayurveda. Abhyanga Massage (in literary translation “anointing”), is a gentle massage of the whole body performed with warm, medicinal oils.
Oils are selected individually for each person, depending on the problem or a disease with which s/he comes to the masseur. Abhyanga is also considered a therapeutic massage, which can help in the fight against disease and greatly strengthen the body. Nevertheless, it is worthwhile to get acquainted with its rejuvenating and body relaxing qualities (in the article the above aspect of influence of massage on the whole body will be developed).
Abhyanga is performed by soft rhythmic movements by one or two people at the same time. During the massage, there are various herbal oils of the following properties:
The oils used during the massage have a delicate structure and easily penetrate through the pores of the skin. The effectiveness of massage depends mainly on them. These oils contain a very large amount of antioxidants that protect the skin against the negative influence of the external environment and sunlight.
After the massage, you can enjoy a relaxing, warm steam bath in the sauna or under the shower.
Abhyanga – a gentle massage of the whole body with warm oil – the effects of treatment.
To the effects of massage include, among others:
– nourishing the skin;
– improving the appearance of the skin;
– firming the skin;
– body contouring, by strengthening the muscles;
– stimulation of blood circulation, thus speeding up the metabolism of the skin cells and its rapid purification;
– oxygenation of cells of the whole body;
– support of the digestion of food.
The above mentioned positive effects of Abhyanga massage can only be achieved by regular massages. You can then experience the rejuvenating and regenerative effect of massage on the body.