Abhyanga ~ Rejuvenation Oiliation
A stimulating, strong but gentle procedure of application of warm herbal oil over the body with mild pressure, Abhyanga, forms the foundation of the detoxification program. It is a beautifully warming and rejuvenating and detoxifies, relaxes and enables a harmonious flow of prana (vital energy) throughout the body. The entire body is oleated with herbal oils and essential oils are applied to specific energy points.
“The body who does warm oil application (externally) regularly does not become affected much even if subjected to accidental injuries, or strenuous work. By using oil massage daily, a person is endowed with pleasant touch, trimmed body parts and becomes strong, charming and least affected by old age.” Charaka Samhita Vol. 1, V: 88-89.
By Abhyanga deeply seated metabolic waste materials is loosened and elasticity is regained to the bodily tissues. The body work patterns help to move the loosed waste materials to the gastrointestinal (GI) for removal. It revitalizes the body. It helps to control general body tensions and lessen contractions, spasms, and muscle tightness. Restores the balance of the Bio-energies (Ayurveda doshas), relieves fatigue, improves stamina and sleep, promotes longevity, nourishes all parts of the body, enhances the complexion and luster of the skin.
Vata Dosha dominates in the tactile sensory organ (skin) and by doing regular Abhyanga it is grounding and relaxing for Vata dosha imbalances. Also balances all three doshas.