Abhyangam is a Sanskrit word, which means application of oil all over the body. Ancient Ayurvedic text books recommend this as an integral part of the daily routine to all who wish good health and longevity of life. It is relaxing and refreshing full body massage with medicated herbal oils to take care of physical, mental, emotional well being of the person while balancing the doshas.
Abhyangam is performed over a specially designed wooden table (Droni) by trained masseurs. The oil processed with various herbs is selected based on persons doshic type. An Ayurvedic physician can access this and decide the appropriate oils and exact way of massage. The massage begins after offering prayers. A lukewarm oil is applied followed by a body massage in 7 different postures.
Duration of treatment: 45-60 minutes daily for 7days/14days/21days/28days according to patients'problem