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Mardana, Role Of Massage In Ayurveda

 Massage is an excellent form of passive exercise. The word is derived from the Greet word ‘messier’ which means to knead. It involves the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body. If correctly done on a bare body, it can be highly stimulating and invigorating of Massage is an important nature cure procedure which is based on VAYU mahabhuta Ayurveda also advocated massage as a useful Bahiraparamarjana Chikitsa in the name of Abhyanga, Udarvatana, Utsadana. It is defined as “scientific manipulation of the soft tissue of the body.” As far back as 400 B.C., the great Hippocrates, the father of medicine, employed massage and manipulation in healing his patients, Since then it has been used as a mode of treatment for many ailments and it has restored many a sufferer to health and viget Massage is a term which is used for the group of systematic and scientific manipulation of the bodily tissues, Which are best performed with the hands (palms) the purpose of affecting nerves and muscular systems and general circulation. Benefits The general massage, dealing with all parts of the body, is highly beneficial in ma ways. It tones up the nervous system, influences respiration and quick elimination of poisons and waste material from the body through the various eliminative organs such as the lungs, skin, kidneys and bowels. It also boosts blood circulation and metabolic processes. A massage removes facial wrinkles, helps to feel out hollow cheeks and neck and eases stiffness, sore muscles and numbness Systemic rubbing or manipulating body parts with oil, water, powder er without them is called massage. However natural massage does net requires massaging media like oil, powder.

Types of Massage

1. According to system

Ayurvedic massage – Away from the heart or in the direction of artery artery.

 Sweedish massage – Towards the heart or in the direction opposite to the artery

2. A/c to Material

  1. Dry Massage
  2. Powder Massage
  3. Pate Massage
  4. Oil Massage

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Written by DD


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