How Can Ayurvedic Massage Benefit Your Health?

How Can Ayurvedic Massage Benefit Your Health?

The word ‘Ayurveda’ literally means ‘the science of life’. It is a set of time-tested practices that are believed to be over 4,000 years old. The word ‘ayur’ comes from the Sanskrit language, and ‘veda’ means knowledge.

Ayurveda is based on the premise that the body is a self-regulating system. This means that the body can maintain itself in a state of balance and healthiness without the need for any outside interference.

Ayurveda works on the principle that the main cause of most diseases is a disturbance in the flow of energy in the human body. This flow of energy, which is called prana in Ayurveda, is created by ‘nadis’ or channels in the human body. When these ‘nadis’ are disturbed, the energy flow is disrupted and the human body is not able to function properly.

Let us look at some of the ways in which an Ayurveda massage can benefit your health.

RELAX YOUR MUSCLES AND IMPROVE THE FLEXIBILITY OF YOUR BODY

Ayurvedic massage is a therapeutic treatment that involves the use of different herbs, oils, and other topical ingredients to promote the healing process. It is a gentle massage that focuses on the different parts of your body and is designed to promote the relaxation of your muscles. It improves muscle mobility as well as joint flexibility.

An Ayurvedic massage can help relieve tension in the shoulders and neck, as well as eliminate or reduce tension headaches. It also stimulates the flow of blood and vital nutrients to joints, restoring fluids to areas that require motion, such as the ankles, knees, hips, and wrists.

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ENHANCE YOUR SKIN’S STRENGTH AND HEALTH

The ayurvedic massage is designed to help your body’s natural processes by opening up your pores, improving your circulation, and helping your body detoxify. The majority of people who have received this massage express satisfaction with the condition of their skin.

Ayurvedic massage oil contains herbs, essential oils, and various nutrients that improve skin quality. In some cases, the massage has even helped to reduce the appearance of cellulite, reduce the appearance of stretch marks, and decrease the appearance of varicose veins and spider veins.

CALM YOUR MIND AND GET RELIEF FROM STRESS

Using traditional Ayurvedic practices, massage therapists work on energy points to relieve stress in the body. This massage focuses on the automatic nervous system, which reduces heart rate variability and improves blood circulation in the body. The warm oil used for ayurvedic treatment has a pleasant aroma that helps to relax your mind.

Ayurvedic massages help us have more positive emotions, making us feel better both physically and mentally. It generates warmth and has a significant impact on how you feel about yourself. It takes away your worries and replaces them with a sense of relaxed aliveness.

IMPROVE YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Ayurvedic massage is a well-known ancient approach to preventative healthcare. The application of medicated oils with gentle stimulation of the skin facilitates your body’s production of antibodies. Toxins are removed from the system, allowing your body to function more easily and thus increasing your lifespan.

Most of us are aware that stress, anxiety, and a poor diet cause our body’s chemistry to become acidic over time, reducing our lifespan. Ayurvedic massages reduce acidity and increase alkalinity in the blood. This promotes overall well-being and makes you look and feel younger by increasing the moisture content in your skin.

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BALANCE ALL YOUR BODY’S SYSTEMS

Maintaining balance, according to Ayurveda, is the key to living a healthy life. Through massage, ayurvedic practitioners help to restore balance to the body’s systems, which is vital for overall health.

Gentle massage using warm herbal oils helps remove toxins from the skin and enables the removal of waste and impurities from the body.  This process revitalizes and energizes the body’s cells. The practice nourishes the body, restores dosha balance, and increases one’s well-being and longevity.

The oils and herbs are selected as per your body type and doshas, allowing your body cells to undergo self-healing. This healing effect of oil massage on the body also has a refreshing effect on the mind and helps improve focus. This massage has been shown to help to reduce pain, increase flexibility, and have a beneficial impact on all the organs in your body.

WELCOME TO NORTHUMBERLAND HEIGHTS FOR ONE OF THE BEST AYURVEDIC MASSAGES

An Ayurvedic massage provides much needed “me” time, allowing you to detox, loosen up your emotions, and benefit from some well-deserved rejuvenation. Given all of these wonderful advantages, you should definitely incorporate this ancient healing practice into your yearly calendar.

The healing philosophy of Ayurveda is infused in our surroundings, facilities, and all of our activities at the Northumberland Heights Retreat and Spa. We offer a variety of massage services, as well as luxurious suites, saunas, hot tubs, nature walks, yoga, and other amenities. Call us right away to rejuvenate your mind, body and, soul!