Amazing Abhyanga – Self-Care Massage

Massages help us relax and de-stress. They rid our body of tension and help us feel lighter. Abhyanga is one such massage. Its roots lie in Ayurveda and it is a tradition of a self-care massage given with the use of oil. The term Abhyanga itself translates to a glowing body.

So, when you perform this massage with the right oils it can have even bigger benefits. Here are some of them.

Benefits Of The Abhyanga Massage

This massage tradition has been part of Ayurveda for centuries and here are the many benefits it has proven to provide:

  • Improves quality of sleep
  • Boosts circulation
  • Helps in feeling relaxed and calm
  • Relaxes muscles
  • Promotes digestion
  • Improves the immune system

Of course, there are many other benefits of Abhyanga but these are the most important ones. You can do it at any time of the day. However, if you want the best sleep then it is recommended to do it before you sleep.

How To Perform An Abhyanga Self Care Massage

Here is how you can do this massage in your home:

  • Prepare your space with heated oil
  • Sit on a towel on the floor or a chair
  • You can boost the mood by lighting a scented candle or playing relaxing music
  • Close your eyes, take deep breaths, and start your massage
  • Take a tsp of oil in your hands and rub them together
  • Make your way to the scalp and start rubbing the oil gently with your fingers
  • Move on to your face after massaging the scalp
  • Massage using circular motions on your chin, cheeks, nose, temples, and forehead. Massage for at least 30 seconds on each area
  • After that, massage your ears thoroughly
  • Move on to the neck and massage your collarbone and jaw
  • Start massaging your chest with small strokes till the nape of your neck
  • Massage your neck and back the same way as well
  • After that massage your arms in circular motions
  • Massage your hands thoroughly as well
  • Massage your armpits and help drain lymph from the breasts
  • Find your Thymus Gland and tap it 8 times
  • Massage your abdomen in a clockwise rotation to support digestion
  • Also, massage under your spleen and ribs
  • Reach out for your lower back and massage that as well in circular motions
  • Move on to your lower body and massage your thighs, knees, and calves in circular motions
  • Once you are done, hug yourself and then take a shower

Oils You Can Choose To Massage

Synthesis Oils are amazing for performing a self-care massage. You can choose from a variety of blends and pure ingredients. Purify is great for cellulite. Soothe is amazing for good quality sleep. Calm is essential to helping you feel at ease, and Relax is perfect for some peace.

Final Words

This is everything you need to know about performing the oldest Ayurvedic massage tradition. So, if you want some peace and a deep sleep then perform it on yourself now. Choose from the amazing Synthesis Oils to see even better results.


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