Ayurveda Abhyanga Massage
Oiling the body combats vata, or gives you grounding energy. The whole process takes about 10 minutes and within this time, you're are creating a routine around wellness, signaling to the mind that you're taking care of myself. This is really important when you are trying to establish routines for your health.
When we use aromatic-infused oils daily, they have a powerful effect on the mind and prana, activating the higher brain center. They assist in calming the mind and opening the heart. Botanicals calm the outer mind and its emotional and sensory overloads, connecting us to a deeper level of feeling. They build ojas on a subtle level, by transferring their constituents into the bloodstream, taking action on our mind via the central nervous system as well as the endocrine system.
Abhyanga relies upon the external application of oil, particularly those infused with high-quality oils and essential oils which are considered to be the most concentrated form of botanical medicine. On a pharmaceutical level, we are literally infusing our bodies with the immune system of our botanical allies. We attain nourishment and rejuvenation on a bio-rhythmic basis. However, if the botanical material has been contaminated by unethical growing practices that information is also being translated in the body, so
Routines and lifestyle practices are the foundation of Ayurvedic living and the guiding principles of balance and health. A daily Abyangha practice nourishes the deeper tissues of the body and facilitates clarity of the mind, body, and Spirit. It also demonstrates discipline and dedication to caring for yourself which is essential to creating a deeper level of health and unfoldment of our consciousness. This practice assists us in creating purification and detoxification of the mind and body of habits that no longer serve us.