If you ever need a ritual that makes you luxuriously soothing, blissfully relaxing, then simply go for Abhyanga. It is a healing therapy to promote physical and psychological well-being.
What is Abhyanga
Abhyanga is nothing but popularly termed as the ‘Ayurvedic Massage’ or ‘Ayurvedic Oil Massage.’ A full body massage with warm Ayurvedic oil rejuvenates the body and mind.
How it is performed
There are many different forms of Abhyanga available. Generally, each part of the body from head to toe is massaged with rhythmic strokes. The length of each session is based on the part of the body massaged. When it comes to full body massage, it will take around an hour and even beyond that.
The persuasive therapeutic touch therapy is recommended to overcome several health ailments. Abhyanga on a daily basis nourishes the body both internally and externally. Careful blend of naturally aromatic herbal oils and sesame oil are used to do Abhyanga.
Benefits of Abhyanga
Gentle massage from head to toe with rhythmic movements of fingers using the therapeutic oil soothes your nerves, de-stress and detox, eases out your pain, overcomes the fatigue, aids in proper sleep, improves your blood and oxygen circulation, promotes the health, make your skin glow and abets longevity.
It is like recharging your body, mind and soul. Generally, a full body massage lasts for an hour. The one hour rejuvenation sessions act as a nutritive tonic.
Since this healing therapy cures several ailments, it is very beneficial to pacify all doshas, improving the balance in the body.