Ayurvedic Massage is combing Therapeutic Massage using Castrol Oil and Ayurvedic and Thai herbs to heal the body and mind. This 120 minute massage starts with application of Castrol Oil that has been heated to body temperature. Then a hot compress of selected herbs from India and Thailand is applied to the body. A full body massage is used to incorporate oils and herbs compress deep into muscle tissues.
Why Use Castor Oil for Massage? The active ingredient in Castrol Oil is ricinoleic acid, from which its triglycerides make up about 90% of the fatty acid content in Castor Oil. Ricinoleic acid is known for its natural anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties. Massage with Castor Oil therefore helps relieve pain and as well as soothe sore or tender muscles and joints. Using Castor Oil for massaging can help with joint muscle relief from arthritis, stress, overuse, or other factors that cause us to have tense joints and muscles. Castor Oil has been used in India as a health treatment to sore and tight muscles and joints. Our Castor Oil is blended with Camphor, Frankincense and Arnica oils which will enhance the healing properties and benefits during the treatment.
Selected Oils Used Camphor - opens the pores and mucus membrane, and thereby aids with absorption and moves circulation. The vapors of camphor opens the sinuses and relieve congestion. It stimulates the brain, heart, and circulation but relieves mental and emotional stress, anxiety and insomnia. Used in compresses it soothes sore muscles and arthritis, and treats nervous system. Frankincense - Frankincense oil is from the genus Boswellia. Frankincense help reduce stress, boost immune system, and acts as an astringent and can kill harmful germs and bacteria. Arnica - The oil has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, and can help with: bruises, sprains, and swelling. Muscle aches, pulled muscles, and spasms.
Benefits of Ayurvedic and Thai Herbal Compress Massage In India and Thailand, hot herbal compresses are used on areas of the body that are too tightly bound to be released easily through other massage methods, for deep relaxation, for pain relief where tightness is causing suffering, and in cases where sensitivity makes conventional massage techniques too painful (such as fibromyalgia, post surgery, elderly patients, and the very young). Heating herbs increase energy flow, improve circulation, relax muscles, and stimulate nerves. The aroma is relaxing and pleasant, and can clear sinuses, and both soothe and sharpen the mind. They help those who are stressed, anxious, or have a hard time slowing down.
Selected Herbs Used Ginger - powerful stimulant with heating effect on the body. Its oils boots circulation, ease muscle stiffness and increases the potency of all herbs combined with it. Eucalyptus - the aroma has an emotionally refreshing effect. While inhaling the steamed vapors or applying to the chest and throat are all effective treatments for cold, cough, congestion, and other respiratory conditions. It is also antiseptic killing germs and speeding the healing of wounds and infections. Galangal - is used to nourish the tissue, improve circulation, and fortify the blood. It is a strong antiseptic, toning the skin and treating skin issues. Kaffir Lime Leaf/Rind - soothing yet invigorating, clearing the head and uplifting the mind. It is also antiseptic and aromatic properties, as well as its ability to clear toxins. When used in compresses and herbal steams, the vapors are calming. Lemongrass - the vapors, from hot herbal compresses, herbal steams, and inhalation of herbal balms and liniments, are calming to the heart-mind and relieve stress. Turmeric - Topically, turmeric is beneficial for the skin and reduces inflammation, especially in the joints. The turmeric rhizome relives itching and swelling, and has a slight antiseptic effect. It is also natural moisturizer antiseptic popular for the skin. Himalayan Salt - is naturally antimicrobial and helps to detoxify and nourish your skin and body. When there are too many positive ions in the body it leads to inflammation. Being massaged with Himalayan salt stones helps balance the positive ions with negative ions. This can help reduce inflammation, which causes pain and illness. Rosemary - Rosemary is a popular natural migraine treatment and has been used as such for centuries. It not only helps alleviate the pain of migraines, but it has also been seen to work as an all-natural remedy for sore muscles, arthritis, and other joint and muscle pains.