Indian Head and Face Massage

For massaging the head and face Indian head massage is a very popular technique. It gives a great amount of relaxation and also restores a lot of energy to the person who receives. With the help of head massage one can get a better sleep. So, foe people who are suffering from sleep disorders, head massage is very helpful. Head and face massage gives a calming effect to your mind and it is also good for your hair.

Indian Head massage is from India’s ancient healing practice of Ayurveda. Ayurveda is a traditional alternative medicine, which is focused on balancing mind, body and spirit. In this massage different oils and different moves are used emphasizing different needs of the recipient.

For example, for those who are very vibrant or fiery, a calming and soothing massage is very useful because it gives them peace and calmness. But, for those who are quieter or more timid, a revitalizing and strengthening massage is very helpful because it gives him necessary courage, strength and confidence.

Here’s a brief description of how to give Indian Head Massage:
In this massage your upper back, shoulders, neck, head and face will be massaged. The head massage can be done with massage oils or through light clothing. Incase you want to use oil for the massage, use a natural vegetable oil. You can use coconut oil, and add a few drops of essential oil to get an additional therapeutic effect. You can apply the oil for your hair also to keep it healthy and shining. Moreover the smell that comes from the massage oil helps you relax.

  • Start with the upper-back and work up the spine to the neck, working out knots and pressure points.
  • On the head, work with the oil rubbing all over the scalp and use shampooing motions.
  • Apply strokes on the forehead, cheeks, temples, and jaw line.
  • Massage with light pressure on areas of tension like the eyebrows, jaw joints and ears.

Benefits of Indian head massage

  • The massage is very useful in working out tension spots.
  • It helps drain wastes and increase blood circulation in areas that are blocked by stress.
  • The increased blood circulation helps improve the memory and ability to concentrate.
  • It also helps increase productivity and creativity.