Udwarthanam is special therapeutic deep tissue massage using herbal powders. Udwarthanam is a special type of Abhyanga (massage) in which herbal powders is used for massaging. This massage stimulates hair follicles and subcutaneous fat tissue to break down subcutaneous fat storage.
It is performed both dry and wet. This massage involves upward stroking, where the powder is rubbed forcibly on the body. Massage is done in a direction opposite to that of the body hairs (which point downwards).
BENEFITS OF SIRODHARA :
Pacifies the aggravated Kapha dosha
Slimming of the entire body
Softens and exfoliates dead skin cells, thereby giving a lustrous glow to skin
Detoxification, purification, toning the skin
Refreshing entire being
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.