(ah-bee-yanga) is one of many massage routines established by Ayurveda,
the four thousand year old health system from India. Ayuveda says
that a daily full-body massage (self or from another) is an important
part of maintaining good health.
the abhyanga involves two massage persons, one on either side of
the table. Using warm sesame oil enhanced with herbal and floral
essences, they perform like a ballet team, rubbing, stroking and
massaging each side of the body in unison.
the long limbs and open areas, the strokes are long. Over joints
and marma points (body locations identical to acupuncture points)
the rubbing is circular to stimulate and align body energy. If the
opportunity ever presents, you really should have this ultimate
in massage experience.
know now that the skin, in response to being rubbed, creates interferon
and interluken II, peptides which enhance the body's immune system.
While being massaged by another is nice, the skin also responds
appropriately even when we give ourselves an abhyanga.
health benefits of the self-abhyanga can be yours for less than
ten minutes each day.
either FACE&BODY LSF or our pharmaceutical grade AYURVEDA
SESAME OIL place the bottle of oil in a basin of hot water.
Warm the oil to just above body temperature. Stand on a mat or
towel which can be easily washed.
half ounce of oil will usually cover the body with a light coating.
Less is better than more. What you might miss today, you'll cover
the next day. The health benefits of stimulating the skin are
equally as important as the therapeutic qualities of sesame oil.
a small amount of oil into a cupped hand, rub hands together then
transfer the oil to your body. Start with the head. A scalp treatment
every day feels wonderful and a mild shampoo is all that is needed
to remove excess oil from the hair.
Use circular motions on face and over joints, long strokes over
open areas and along limbs. Massaging the ears, palms of the hands
and soles of the feet will stimulate nerve endings to help balance
energy pathways which lead to internal organs. To control headaches,
massage the web between thumb and forefinger daily.
moving off the towel or mat, wipe excess oil from the soles of
your feet. Stand on a non-skid mat in the shower.
Sesame oil is unique in the small size of the molecules and the
way it penetrates into the skin. You'll find that both AYURVEDA
SESAME OIL and FACE&BODY LSF will completely absorb
in about ten minutes.
If you prefer not to wait, simply start your bath or shower, using
water as hot as is comfortable and continue to massage your body.
The heat of the water will speed absorption. To remove dead skin
cells and oil soluble toxins which the sesame oil brings to the
skin surface, use a luffa and mild soap 2-3x a week. Inexpensive
plastic luffas work just fine.
with a fresh, dry washcloth or towel to remove any excess oil
and to add to the beneficial effects of the self-abhyanga. Oil
will wash out of fabric with a good detergent plus a natural oil
solvent such as PINESOL.
those allergic to soap, sesame oil is a natural cleanser. Using
only AYURVEDA SESAME OIL and water in the routine described,
your skin will stay clean, fresh and sweet and you will feel toned
any time during the day, especially after having hands in water,
a drop or two, worked into the skin of hands, fingers and nails
will restore softness and smoothness.
oil is a natural product, which varies in color from pale green
to golden amber, depending on where grown and climatic conditions.
Our Ayurveda sesame oil is always light and nearly odorless.
color nor fragrance of the oil affects the purity or the quality
of YOUTHING STRATEGIES products. All are antibacterial
for common skin pathogens, antiviral, antifungal, antioxidant and
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