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Ayurvedic Bodywork: 12 Popular Therapies From Ayurvedic Medicine (Ayurveda Bodywork)

A woman receiving shirodhara, an Ayurvedic bodywork therapy. Ayurveda bodywork is both therapeutic and blissful.

Ayurveda, India’s traditional medical system, offers various Ayurvedic bodywork (manual therapies) to help release impurities from the body and deeply cleanse and purify the mind, body and emotions. The ancient science is a complete medical system for healing disease and preventing disease from occurring. Ayurveda bodywork is offered in two …

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14 Proven Scientific Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage, with references (Abhyanga Benefits)

14 Proven Scientific Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic massage benefits (Abhyanga benefits) are numerous according to the ancient Ayurvedic texts. The following 14 scientific studies though reveal several Abhyanga benefits in specific health conditions and general massage benefits as well. Have you had Ayurvedic massage? What benefits did you experience? Please share in the comments below! Ayurvedic Massage Benefits Abhyanga is used as …

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The Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage According To The Ancient Ayurvedic Texts

The Benefits Of Ayurvedic Massage According To The Ancient Ayurvedic Texts

All three principal texts of Ayurveda, the Charak Samhita, Sushruta Samhita and the Ashtanga Hridaya, highlight the importance of abhyanga and the benefits of Ayurvedic massage. What The Ancient Texts Say According to the Charak Samhita, abhyanga is one of 24 different methods of vicharana, or ways an oily substance may …

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Ayurvedic Massage: Everything You Need To Know About ‘Abhyanga’

Ayurvedic Massage (Abhyanga)

(NOTE: Abhyanga is a unique form of massage, originating in Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic massage has tremendous benefits to the mind, body, skin and immune system. It involves copious amounts of oil and a unique two or one-therapist sequence that relaxes and softens the tissues. Delight your clients, friends or family …

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Why I Love Ayurvedic Sesame Oil Remedies + 9 Ways To Balance Vata

Why I Love Ayurvedic Sesame Oil Remedies + Tips To Balance Vata

by Rebecca Tolin on January 18, 2015 I used to think sesame oil was for cooking — until I met Doctor Kulreet Chaudhary, the Maharishi Ayurveda expert and neurologist who has remade my relationship with the aromatic liquid. “There’s nowhere we won’t put oil!” she once said, and as her …

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