Inherent from its therapeutic nature, Ayurvedic massages harmonise the body and stimulate the muscles to be relaxed, increase blood circulation and remove impurities from the body. It is safe and can be undergone by both genders of any age. Optimum results can be achieved when the massage is administered by trained therapists under the supervision of an Ayurvedic physician. Specific oils infused with traditional herbs, based on the bio-energy of the person is gently massaged into the body.
Ayurvedic oil massage (abhanga) has several benefits. It pacifies kapha and vata, increase stamina, relieves fatigue and nourish all the body parts. Ayurveda recommends incorporating abhanga in your daily routine. Ayurvedic oil massage is traditionally performed in the morning, especially before you take a bath or shower. Sesame oil, herbal massage oil or aroma massage oil can be used for the massage. Here are some benefits of ayurvedic oil massage.