Abhyangam is a synchronized body massage done in a rhythmic manner by two therapists for a specific period of time, using herbal oils. It is a masterpiece of Kerala Ayurveda.
Abhyangam is a seven-position therapy. The number of strokes and applying of pressure vary with each individual. Its rhythmic motion helps to relieve stiffness of joints and muscles, enabling free body movements. It is highly beneficial for all, especially children. It is mainly done for children to improve the skin tone and texture. This massage cleans the pores on the body thereby removing the dirt and activates the nerves underneath the skin.
Here are some of the major benefits of Abhyangam:
Mental and emotional well-being.
Improves concentration and helps to manage mood swings.
Develops calmness, clarity and alertness.
Natural health therapy for ADD, ADHD, Hyperactivity and special needs.
Maintains immunity through all the four seasons.
Reduces repetitive infections of cold or cough, thereby minimizing the use of antibiotics or steroids.
Improves academic performance for students.
Improves skin tone and texture.
Some of the other general benefits include:
Lifestyle and relaxation
Increased blood circulation, especially to nerve endings thus maintaining increased levels of stamina throughout the day.
Toning of muscles and lubrication of joints.
Elimination of impurities from the body enabling a softer, smoother skin and prevents wrinkles.
Prevents sleep disorders.Helps in curing spondylosis and relieving paralysis.