Abhyanga is an Ayurveda way of oil massage with Marma therapy. Marma are vital points of the body which contain Prana energy. Gentle pressure on Marma while doing massage provides Prana energy to the body and mind which gives ultimate healing. In Abhyanga, special herb infused Ayurvedic oils are slowly warmed up and gently massaged in to the skin. This massage is deeply relaxing, harmonizes, detoxifies, strengthens and revitalizes the entire body. This massage also improves lymph flow and stimulates the immune system. It simultaneously calms and strengthens the nervous system. In this way Abhyanga is a protector, preserver and rejuvenator.
It is an ancient Indian art used for healing, relaxation and for treatment of various diseases.
Abhyanga is a full body massage, which is usually done with medicated sesame oil.
In Ayurveda the word for oil is taila. Taila is originated from the formal word tila. Tila means sesame.
To enhance sexual power
Vata related disorders (80 types)
Disorders of joints
Diseases of muscles
Disorders of nervous system
Disorders of cardio vascular system
Aims of Ayurvedic massage:
To achieve the balance of energies inside the body and as a Purvakarma in Panchakarma.