If the sticky oil massage puts you off, this one is for you. Udvartana is an Ayurvedic body massage that is done using a dry herbal powder or herbal paste prepared with medicated oils.
“Udvartana” alludes to height and upward strokes amid rub. An ayurvedic massage expert can better perform this massage with special techniques. Especially, the rubbing during massage goes in opposite direction as compared to conventional massage. The primary advantage of the Udvartana is to evacuate poisons through the skin. However, ayurvedic doctors mainly recommend it for reducing excess cellulite and fat accumulated under the skin.
Udvartana is additionally a decent procedure to detoxify the body. At the point when the body is kneaded and cleaned upward way, warm vitality is created and because of this, the fat is condensed and rejected. These herbs and powders penetrate deep inside the body through pores in the skin. After this, the lymphatic toxins are reduced as well. Even circulation of blood is improved and rejuvenation effect is created in the body. The herbs used in Udvartana are Mustard, Senna, Deodar, Gooseberry, Horse Gram, Myrobalan, Belerica, and Phyllanthu. The therapist will prepare a paste with various flours, grains, and herbs. This paste is then used for massaging the whole body so that therapeutic advantages can be enjoyed.
There are two types of Udvartana massages available; these are…
Snigadh Udvartana is powder massage done with an herbal paste prepared by mixing herb’s powder with medicated oils. The primary reason for Snigadh Udvartana is to peel of the skin and to restore the skin to keep away from skin diseases. According to Ayurveda text “Charaka Samhita,” Snigadh Udvartana is beneficial to the people with sensitive skin and the weak people who cannot tolerate rubbing of the dry herbal powders.
In Ruksha Udvartana just dry powders are utilized for rubbing and massage. It is made from various herbs which are rough and dry in nature. These Herbal powders are used to decrease surplus Kapha of a body. This massage is helpful for reducing abundance cellulite and fat from the skin.
Here are the benefits of the Powder Massage
Increases Skin Glows: It is generally found that person suffering from some nutrition problems also faced skin problems, and their effects appear on the skin. Udvartana can be the best solution for lost skin glow, and ayurvedic powder massage will moreover, help to improve skin glow and complexion. Opposite direction Stokes performed in Udvarthanam will help to soften and exfoliate the skin. It will also remove the dead cells from the skin giving a beautiful and lustrous glow to the skin.
Reduce stomachic Fat Accumulation: If you have a loosen skin on arms, thighs or suffering from any abdominal fat accumulation, then Udvartana powder massage is very beneficial in this situation. It fixes to minimize subcutaneous fatty tissue and cellulite this way; it also reduces the body weight and stimulates other weight loss problems.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: In rheumatoid arthritis, AMA is the main element that causes this ailment. Udvartana (powder massage) reduces Kapha and ama of the body, so it can be the best therapy for reducing symptoms and inflammation of the joints. It is necessary that it is performed under the supervision of the Ayurvedic physicians as in some cases, rubbing the herbal powder with pressure can increase pain, therefore, rubbing should be gentle. Performing Ruksha Udvartana is more advantageous in the ailment such as rigidity with the feeling of heaviness, joint tenderness with redness, etc.