How To Do Body Massage at Home? (Naturopathy Massage Techniques and Benefits) - Health Blog

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

How To Do Body Massage at Home? (Naturopathy Massage Techniques and Benefits)

Massage is very important in the treatment of Naturopathy. The history of Massage is as old as that. Massage has been practiced for thousands of years in countries such as India, China, Greece, Rome, Egypt and so on. We need not to go every time in spa or various Massage Parlour's instead we can do full body massage at home naturally by following below simple techniques.

And the most important part is, you did not required any partner or masseur for doing your massage. You can do it yourself and as when required. So just read the below article and follow the same.

How to do Body Massage? Let's follow below simple steps while massaging

Massage is usually done with dry hands. But if the skin is rough or too weak, massage can be done with a wet cloth or with oil. Sesame oil is best for massage, some people use powder for massage, but it is not good, the pores of the skin gets closed with the use of powder.

First massage the hands and feet. Then, respectively, the chest, stomach, abdomen, waist, clans and finally the face and head. If possible, massage yourself is a bit of exercise. Weak people seek the help of others for massage.

See the direction of massage in the below picture.
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After Massage, bathing with warm water is desirable.

If there is high blood pressure, massage it from head to toe. 

Benefits of Body Massage on body functions & Organs

Massage has been found to have a great effect on various body functions and organs. Let's look at some of the effects below,

Skin: Massage benefits the skin very well. The release of toxins from the skin helps in draining the toxins.

Muscle: Muscle tension decreases with massage. If it hurts, the pain subsides. Lactic acid accumulates in the muscles if you work too hard. This acid is washed away by massage and increases refreshment. 

Blood circulation: Blood circulation accelerates by the Massage. Relative parts of the body gain strength and their immune system increases. Increased circulation reduces swelling. Massage enhances the ability of the blood to carry oxygen and use it.

Nerve: Gently, gently massaging stimulates nerve fibers, reducing stress on them. Heavy massage works by stimulating the dull nerves.

Digestive tract: Massaging the stomach stimulates the digestive tract. Increases the efficiency of the liver and hence the body's immune system.

Urinary Tract: Massaging stimulates the kidneys. Increasing urine levels accelerates the release of toxins from the body.

Heart: Properly massaged lightens the heart burden and improves its efficiency.

Do not massage in the following situations

1. Do not massage while fever. 
2. Pregnant should avoid massage on the stomach.
3. If diarrhea, stomach and intestinal ulcers, swelling of the appendix or lumps in the abdomen, then do not massage on the stomach. 
4. There is usually no massage in dermatology.

Above article is taken from आरोग्याची गुरुकिल्ली - निसर्गोपचार पद्धती Book.

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