, a four-handed detox massage begins with a spiritual prayer is both relaxing and exhilarating.
Dantadhavana(teeth brushing), Gandoosha(gargling), Abhyanga
, vyayama in the form of yoga, meditation and prayer, incorporating foods and herbs/drugs that are compatible for life are prescribed ways, along with proper sleep and rest, to attain that aim.
massages, mineral baths and Shirodhara, sacred essential oils and precious gems, are used to anoint the body.
Raturi explains this is to be followed by internal and external moisturizing with ghee (clarified butter) or oil, and body massage, which is known as Abhyanga
. The detox process also includes:
Various panchkarma procedures that are administered include Katibasti, Grivabasti, Patrapinda Sweda, Churanpinda Sweda, Balukapotli Sweda, Udavartanama, Abhyanga
, Nadi Sweda, Sarvanga Abhyanga
, Vashapa Sweda, Shirodhara, Shirobasti, Nasaya, Vamana, Virechana, Basti, etc.
From there, I check in for a rejuvenating deep tissue massage, then an abhyanga
The massage services with the highest price are the following: the 120-minute classical relaxation, the tandem massage (4 hands) and the 60-minute Abhyanga
Ayurveda massage, and, the lowest price are for the following: the 30-minute anti-stress massage, the 30-minute classical relaxation massage and the 30-minute facial massage.
In addition they received adjuvant Ayurveda treatment consisting of (a) external therapies such as Abhyanga
(methodical massage) with Niramisha mahamasha taila and Bhashpa svedana (steam therapy) from day 1 to day 14, Matra basti with 60 mL of Balaswagandhadi taila from day 8-14 and (b) internal medication of Ashtavarga kashaya orally, 15 mL TID with 15 mL warm water and Ksheerabala 101 orally, 5 drops BD with 15 mL warm water.
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The ayurvedic practice of abhyanga
, self oil massage, is a deeply nourishing practice that's easy to incorporate into your daily or weekly routine.
It involves pouring oil or milk on the patient's forehead from a distance for a specific time period.Using essential oils like Lavender, Neroli, Sandalwood, Sweet Marjoram and Petitgrain as part of aromatherapy treatments also has a direct physiological and psychological effect, leading to relaxation and better sleep patterns.Ayurvedic herbs used for curing insomnia include the Indian sorrel, rauwolfia, aniseed, ashwagandha, brahmi, jatamansi, lemon balm, passion flower and chamomile.Other therapies such as abhyanga
and siroabhyanga help alleviate stress levels, reducing insomnia triggers.