Indian Oil Massage ‘Abhyanga’

In India, the healing tradition of Ayurveda prescribes ‘Abhyanga’, as one of the single most important practices one can incorporate into their routine to help maintain and regain the health of your body.

The skin is the largest organ and is a passageway that rids your body of toxins. It helps drain and prevent chemical and waste build-up which is the main physical cause for disease.

‘Abhyanga’ the use of warm oils applied to the entire body, have healing effects both physically and psychologically. It not only calms the body but the mind and nervous system too. It helps to alleviate discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stress, muscular overuse, and many chronic pain syndromes.

To get the maximum benefits of your session, only chemical-free, cold pressed, organic vegetable oils, with added essential oils are used.

Abhyanga is a treatment covered by extended healthcare benefits under Registered Massage therapy. See also Registered Massage Therapy for more information.

Benefits

  • Helps to keep the joints flexible  
  • Relieves fatigue, aches and pain in the body
  • Calms the nerves
  • Increases circulation
  • Improves the complexion of the skin
  • Improves energy and mental alertness
  • Promotes deeper and better sleep
  • Nourishes the whole body, promoting longevity.

Norah spent two months at Yoga Vidya Gurukul, a yoga and naturopathy hospital in Nasik, India. She worked with patients with various physical and mental ailments like heart diseases, obesity, headache, depression, backache, asthma, neck and back spondylitis and sciatica.

As an alternative to modern medicine, along with a team, she treated patients using ayurveda, massage and naturopathy treatments with huge success rates. Feel free to ask of her findings.