Ayurveda: Massage & Herbal Oil Offerings
Full body massage is one of the most powerful techniques used in Ayurveda. Massage done with warm oil brings these medicated oils to the body while also grounding the nervous system and providing the tissues with the benefits of herbs that are cooked into the oil.
After your massage with me, have you noticed that your skin is glowing with a deep nourishment. Have you noticed a pleasant comforting scent that feels familiar and grounding during your session. Have your muscles and joints felt more soothed and relaxed. This is from the NEW addition of Ayurveda Massage & Herbal oils used in every massage!
Ayurvedic Massage Oils:
These oils are used as full body massage oils depending on your needs.
Daily Massage Oil: One of my favorite oils! The Daily Massage oil is blended to suite everyone and is most commonly used in massage. The base of the uses both warming and cooling oils to allow the oil to have a simultaneous penetrating and soothing effect. The traditional cooking process brings together powerful Ayurvedic herbs like, guduchi to the ans rejuvenate, bala to strengthen and arjuna and tulsi to invigorate, promote circulation and suppost the lymphatic system. This blend not only supports the physical body with brahmi/gotu kolo and bhringaraj. This oil also has a pleasing, soothing and revitalizing to the senses and spirit with a light hint of lemon and lavender.
Ashwaganda Bala Massage Oil: Useful for athletes, those weakened by old age or illness, and for those with an active lifestyle requiring strength, this body massage oil brings together two Ayurvedic herbs known for their ability to support muscle mass and energy: Ashwaganda and bala. The name "ashwagandha" gives reference to the strength of a horse and is known to rejuvenate both the muscular and nervous systems. "Bala" literally means "strength," inferring the herb's potential to build muscle mass and provide energy. Great for therapeutic massage where muscle or fascia may be damaged, debilitated, or in need of restoration.
Seasonal Dosha Massage Oils: Depending on the season Vatta (Fall/ Early Winter) Pitta (Late Spring/Summer) or Kapha (Late Winter/ Early Spring) a specialized oil blend of herbs is used to help alleviate seasonal symptoms. Dry skin, aching joints, feeling ungrounded, lethargic, anxious, hot or cold can be supported through the use of these oils.
Ayurvedic Herbal Oils & Balms:
Healthy Hair Oil & Sleep Easy Oil: This is a wonderful combo offering for those with racing thoughts that take awhile to wind down.The Sleep Easy Oil is applied to the temples and feet for a calming and relaxing feeling that brings you powerful Ayurvedic herbs that promote healthy sleep patterns and deep rest and relaxation. Healthy sleep patterns are crucial as they allow the body to restore and rejuvenate while letting the mind process, learn, and de-stress. This oil has subtle notes of nutmeg, bergamot, and ylang ylang essential oils. The Healthy Hair Oil: Applying herbal oils to the head and massaging into the scalp is a traditional Ayurvedic practice that has been used for hundreds of years to maintain a thick, lustrous head of hair. Gently massaging the head stimulates the hair follicles and allows the deeply nourishing herbs and oils to penetrate the scalp, strengthening and thickening the hair at its roots. As an added bonus, massaging the head with oil calms the mind and promotes sound, restful sleep.
Healthy Hair oil brings you the powerful effects of the top three Ayurvedic herbs known to have a special affinity for your hair, cooked by traditional methods into a moisturizing and nourishing base of sesame and coconut oils, and then infused with the essence of hibiscus flowers, also used to support the natural health of hair. Bhringaraj, known as "the ruler of hair," rejuvenates the hair and scalp, supported by the cooling and cleansing effects of amalaki and brahmi/gotu kola. Together, the certified organic herbs are used to infuse the oil with qualities known to Ayurveda to strengthen and protect the hair.
Joint Balm + Muscle Balm: This combo of two amazing balms help target those physical discomforts in the body while also helping lymph flow. Massaging sore joints with the Joint Balm increases circulation and facilitates the removal of toxins, while simultaneously delivering oxygen and healing nutrients. The Muscle Balm has Epsom salt in it and is renowned for its relaxing effect on the muscles and its ability to support healthy movement of blood. To properly stimulate and replenish the tissues, Muscle Balm contains essential oils of camphor, eucalyptus, and mint, which cool the skin and penetrate deep into the tissues, warming the hidden layers of muscle and tendons.
Trim Balm: Supports the lymphatic system when trying to reduce weight in the stomach, thighs and buttocks. A weight management program that includes regular exercise and a healthy diet can further support this massage type. Massaging the thighs, buttocks and abdomen and other areas where excess weight accumulates helps to improve circulation, increase metabolism and stimulates the lymphatic system. This balm delivers Kapha reducing herbs directly through the skin. This balm works best used consistently for self massage.
Every oil and balm used in your session is also available for sale!