Massages and their significance!
Massaging the body with ayurvedic massage oils helps to stimulate the internal functions of the body while providing nourishment to different body tissues. Oils also offers lubrication to skin and tissue. Working at both physical and mental levels, Ayurvedic massage oils can help increase both the assimilation of food as well as the vital body fluids. An Ayurvedic massage is also useful for treating various illness and fatigue pertaining to skin, muscles, nerves and even hair.
Abhyanga is an ancient Indian Ayurvedic oil massage therapy for healing and detoxifying Body, Mind and Spirit. This ayurvedic detox and stress reduction therapy is performed by herbal oils. It incorporates an aromatic combination of oils prepared with herbs warmed and blended to your dosha type or constitution. A variety of Ayurvedic techniques is applied to work along the energy channels of your body in a synchronized manner to restore the flow of vital energy, Prana, where it has become blocked. Lymphatic stimulation with Ayurvedic herbal oils help squeeze out toxic accumulation from channels. Hence it is DETOXIFYING massage.
Dosha Specific Base Oils based on which dosha is aggravated or in a state of imbalance:
Vata: Use Sesame
Pitta: Use Coconut Oil
Kapha: Use Olive Oil