Ayurveda,or Ayurvedic is presently recognized as ‘alternative medicine’, but in ancient India, it was the way of life. The original scriptures of Ayurveda have advised the correct ways to make life activities. They suggest that suitable nourishment for food, exercises to be acted and the common India herbs to be used when suffering from disease. Ayurvedic Massage one leading part of the Ayurveda. Ayurvedic Massage was see massage as something has to be done only when one falls sick or experiences painfulness. Ayurvedic Massage is the Indian way of life, and a part of daily life. Every Indian baby is given massages from the first day of birth, and every-day massage is given. Whether it is wedding or the issue of post-birth of a new mother Ayurvedic Massage is given to gain strength. Apart from the daily massages, Ayurveda also advises many specific types of massage like Abhyanga Ayurvedic massage, Garshana Ayurvedic massage, Shirodhara Ayurvedic massage, Udvartana Ayurvedic Massage, Vishesh Ayurvedic Massage, etc.
Basic principle of Ayurvedic Massage
Ayurvedic massage methods are based on certain fundamental theories of Ayurveda. One such base is that of Panchkarma, the five types of therapeutic measures. Ayurveda believes that any problems that arose in the human body are the result of an imbalance among the three toxins in our body known as “Doshas” – kapha, Vaata and Pitta. Panchakarma includes of five basic types of advanced treatment, which balance the “doshas” in the body. Massage or Snehana is one of the branches of Panchakarma. It represents other Ayurvedic therapies like. Nasya or nasal administration of oils or medicated enemasemas, or vomiting with the help of herbs Virechana or purging through herbs, Swedana or fomentation/sweating, etc.
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