Abhyangam Therapy- Ayurvedic Oil Therapy for Health
Abhyangam is an ancient relaxing therapy originating in Ayurveda, which utilizes warm medicated oil to benefit the mind, body, spirit and the immune system. Abhyangam therapy can help your body to get rid of all the ama or toxins accumulated from the disorderly lifestyles of the modern era.
In Ayurvedic Abhyangam Therapy, a sufficient amount of warm medicated oil is applied to the entire body combined with massage strokes that follow the direction of the movement of arterial blood. As mentioned in the Brhat Trayi & Laghutrayi Ayurvedic epics, that Abhyangam therapy is a part of daily practices that each and every person should follow to maintain well-being and good health. It also acts as a prelude for Panchakarma therapy, the five-step method of purgation and elimination that intensively detoxifies the body.
Taking long-term Abhyangam Therapy can bring many benefits, that are mentioned as following:-