Abhyanga means oil massage before bathing. Body is massaged with warm medicated herbal oil by therapists in a synchronized manner with moderate pressure from head to toe in a classical way. By using oil massage, a person is endowed with pleasant touch, body parts becomes strong, charming and least affected by old age.The heat and steam given after will allow the medicated oil to seep into the body and nourish from inside.

"Ayurveda teaches that there are seven dhatus, or layers of tissue in the body. Each is successively more concentrated and life-giving. It is taught that for the effects of sneha to reach to the deepest layer, it should be massaged at least 20 minutes into the body."

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