Ayurvedic Massage therapy is a compounding technique of science and art. This technique of massage involves experience and skill. The strokes are meant to affect the body scientifically with rejuvenation of mind and body and elimination of stress. Ayurvedic massage treatments are both preventive and therapeutic. Ayurvedic massage therapy works on both the physical and mental levels. The massage facilitates a harmonious function of the body and concentrates on energy points, and concentration of massage is emphasized on a particular area depending on the physical requirement of each individual. Certain massage oils and massage techniques work best for particular body types. The therapeutic massage treatments improves functioning of the circulatory, lymphatic, muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems and may improve the rate at which the body recovers from injury and illness; therefore ayurvedic massage therapies promote a sense of well being.
The idea of ayurvedic massages is to affect the health positively with long term health benefits. Ayurveda is a natural medical practice that originated in India. Ayurvedic massages is used on a large scale for various health reasons. There are a number of different types of massage within the Ayurveda practice. Different types of ayurvedic massages cater to different aspects of the body. The main purpose of Ayurveda is functions of the body and the three Doshas which are Vatha, Pitha and Kapha which consists of all the universal elements. Ayurveda concentrates on removing toxins from the body and bring a balance in the body's harmony. The main component in ayurvedic massage therapy is massage oils. Ayurveda massage oils like Sesame oil can be used all year round. Mustard oil is a recommendation for winters but not summers. Different oils are used for various purposes, according to different requirements.
Ayurvedic Massage Techniques