Ayurvedic healing procedure in which oil is applied to the body and massage is done is called Abhyangam. It is a part of the daily routine in the treatment of diseases. Certain Ayurvedic oils that have special properties to heal the body are used for doing the massage. The oil is prepared by using some ayurvedic medicines and infusing herbs. The massage is done from the top of the body starting from the head to the bottom till the toes. Even the soles of the feet and the ears are massaged with oil. Since it’s a self-care procedure, you can do it yourself without the help of some other person. It is recommended to do the massage daily for best results. The oil is heated slightly before use and the massage is done with warm oil. It is the best remedy for healing and rejuvenating the body.
The person who does the massage in an Ayurvedic center moves the hands away from your heart with a specific rhythm. Special strokes of the hands are made by the massager. The massage is done with an Ayurvedic technique. Doing the warm oil massage in this way decreases the pressure on your heart. It increases the blood circulation. You can improve your energy levels and get healthy skin with this massage. It is helpful for the healing of health problems like arthritis, spondylitis, sleep problems, skin disorders, poor eyesight, pain, and problems of the joints and muscles. Health problems that occur due to Vata imbalance can be healed with the massage. This massage is effective for fighting old age problems that occur in elderly people.
The ancient Ayurvedic physicians and experts of India have recommended a daily massage for people who want to get relief from their illnesses and improve their health. It can be done by people of all age groups both young and old without any side effects and harm.