Gharshana literally means “to rub” or “rubbing”. Gharshana massage are basically, for a dry type lymphatic skin.by brushing on body the skin cells has an exfoliating effect which smooths the skin. Gharshana massage a great therapy for skin care. This is a type of massage which is done without any oil.Doing gharshana massage Regularly,will helps to break down fat deposits in the body and will improves lymphatic circulation.Gharshana massage exfoliates and Cleans the skin, making it more receptive to therapeutic herbs and oils. It is followed by a bath or oil massage. Gharshana massage must be done after wearing gloves made of raw silk,wool,or using terry towel. During gharshana massage, light strong upward motions are given. Gharshana massage can be done daily.
When the body is rubbed for during Gharshana massage, heat is generated which improves blood circulation, eliminating waste from our body. The gentle movements in upward direction activate the lymphatic flow.In Gharshana massage a exfoiliating effect is occurred due to the use of wool or raw silk. Both are quite abrasive, but smooths to the skin.Gharshana massage exfoliated skin functions better and removes dead cells.Raw silk is beneficial for Pitta and Vata type of body, while wool is good for kapha body type. Terry cloth can be used for Pitta and Vata body types.
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