Ayurveda, India’s traditional medical system, offers various Ayurvedic bodywork (manual therapies) to help release impurities from the body and deeply cleanse and purify the mind, body and emotions. Ayurveda body massage is an Indian traditional relaxing system.

The old science is a complete medical system for healing disease and preventing disease from occurring. Ayurveda bodywork is offered in two ways.

One-off, individual treatments restore balance to the body, mind and doshas when done properly. A series of medically prescribed Ayurvedic bodywork treatments are also offered in Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapy, a days-long, in-house process that attempts to restore health to the sick or injured. In this article, we’ll discuss the individual treatments that anyone can select for their own enjoyment and wellbeing.

Ayurveda Body Massage in Bhubaneswar

Ayurveda bodywork calms the thoughts and allows one to connect internally, engage the senses, and experience a relaxed, peaceful state.

Massage center is situated all over the Indian state. But, in the eastern state of Odisha have massage center in Bhubaneswar.

Here is a detailed about the few popular Ayurveda bodywork therapies.

Abhyanga Therapy (Oil Massage Or External Oleation)

Oil Massage (Abhyanga) is the application of unctuous substances (Sneha Dravya) to the body. The massage is done with mild pressure in the same direction of the hair follicles (anulomgati) so it is comfortable to the client. It can be performed as a therapeutic procedure as well as a preventive procedure

Benefits of Oil Massage

Oil massage (Abhyanga) softens, cleans and tones the skin making it lustrous. It balances Vata dosha and increases strength, stamina and longevity. It promotes sleep, improves vision, removes fatigue and slows down aging.

Udvartana Exfoliation Therapy
Applying herbal powders to the skin, rubbing the powders against the direction of the hair follicles with gentle strokes, towards the heart is called Udvartana. When this therapy is happened, the palm evenly spreads over the surface of the skin.

Udvartan is one of the best therapies in Ayuredic treatments for weight loss. It is a deep tissue massage using ayurvedic herbal powders.

This procedure is active, the body may be coated with herbal oils and then herbal powders are rubbed forcibly on the body in the upward direction. The massage techniaues are performed by applying suitable pressure so as to break down the fat under the skin.The herbal powder is applied and the massage is done for about 60 minutes. This is concluded by complete rest of half an hour in steam therapy followed by bath.

There are many benefits of Udvartan. Some of them are stated below:
• Helpful in calming the Kapha Dosha
• Reduces the excess fat accumalation in the skin
• Strengthens the muscles by toning them and exfoliates the dead cells in the skin
• Improves blood circulation which leads to reduction in cholesterol and helps in achieving a good rate of metabolism
• The joints become more flexible
• Eliminates body odor
• Also beneficial in treating Rheumatoid Arthritis as it reduces Kapha and Ama

Swedana: Sudation – Detoxifying Therapy

Oil should be applied gently on the body. Herbs are selected depending on the condition and doshic predominance. Eyes are totally covered by tying a cloth around the eyes; the head is covered using a wet cotton pad as Ayurveda strongly believes the eyes and head should be protected from over heat. Treatment is happened till the forehead and abdomen sweat very well. After the end of procedure person has to take shower with hot water. Foodstuff which is warm, unctuous and light is given after one hour of sudation.

• Balances Vata and Kapha humors in the body
• Detaches toxins; ejects them through the tiny pores of the skin along with sweat
• Increases circulation; reduces inflammation
• Revitalizes and rejuvenates the skin
• Improves digestion
• Removes stupor
• Acts on fat tissues
• Relieves stress
• Eases sore muscles
• Reduces numbness, stiffness, rigidity, heaviness; improves mobility

There is many good therapies are, which can be apply.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Ambika Nayak, Chief Physician and Alternative medicine practitioner at Astang Ayurveda Hospital in India.