Abhyanga or Ayurvedic Oil Massage is one of the parts of Dinacharya i.e. Daily Regimen explained in Ayurveda. It helps to reduce the physical and mental stress. By practising Abhyanga regularly, one can reduce the speed of the ageing process, fatigue and disorders of Vata.
Ayurveda says that a person should do oil massage as per his constitution:
- Every day for Vata Constitution
- Alternate days for Pitta
- Twice a week for Kapha Constitution.
Abhyanga or Oil Massage should be performed especially to the Head, Ears and the Feet. This massage helps to:
- Improve sight
- Improve the blood circulation
- Relax the body and the mind
- Improve the immunity.