It is the special therapeutic massage below the neck with oil and herbal powder in a direction opposite to the direction of hair on the body is termed as Udwarthanam massage. Udwarthanam is also important to preserve health and reduce excess weight. As massage stimulates blood flow activates, improves the metabolisam, revitalizes and restores the body, thus preserving their strength, skin texture, and natural elasticity. It is known to be effective at certain skin diseases. The reduction of fat is an important benefit in cases of obesity. For those who want to eliminate fat and cellulite from the body, it is advisable to monitor Udwarthanam with herbal steam.The powder is rubbed forcibly. Udwarthanam is generally known as Ayurvedic body scrub.
- Pacifies the aggravated Kapha dosha
- Reduces the excess fat accumulated in the subcutaneous tissues
- Softens and exfoliates dead skin cells, thereby giving a lustrous glow to skin
- Detoxification, purification, toning the skin
- Eliminates bad body odor
- Improves mobility of joints
- Strengthens and tones up the muscles
- Refreshes and rejuvenates the body
- Takes care of conditions due to improper blood supply
- Improves the circulation; opens up the body channels (Srotus) increasing the basal metabolic rate.
- Tones up the skin and muscles after the child birth
- Removes cellulite and helps in weight reduction
- Improves the sense of touch
- Makes the body and mind alert; gives a sense of lightness of the body
- Reduces the blood cholesterol