There are different way for relaxation like meditation , exercise , yoga , massage etc. when you do a hard work you have need to unwind and therefore massage is one of the way to relax your body as well as mind. In Ayurveda this practice known as “Abhayangam” and it is widely used in india for adults and childrens.
There are many health benefits of massage :-
Blood circulation :
Due to massage your muscles and body are twisted and patted.different hand movements help stimulate the surface of your skin lead to generate heat in body which in turn massages the nerve and blood vessels under the skin help improve blood circulation & also improving the texture of your skin
when a person’s body is massaged with precise pressure on muscles it helps to stretch and improve their functioning.and also reduce flab and gives your muscles more tone.
Better and deeper sleep at night:
This is one of the best benefits of this practice. When your entire body is relaxed, including your mind and muscles you are more likely to sleep better. If lack of sleep is a common problem you face.
Helps get rid of toxins from the body & stretch marks:
one time massage will not show results but getting them regularly, over a period of time will help in the elimination of toxins from body.
when massaged over the skin permeates the top layers and moisturises it which helps get rid of stretch marks.
Improve eyesight & heart health:
Massaging the area on the side of head and around the eyes helps improve eyesight, beat a headache and eye strain. So the person who has a long day work on computer screen then this kind of massage is very helpful.
Points on right palm and sole have the reflex centre of the heart. Applying gentle yet regular pressure on this point helps improve the functioning of heart.
Beats body pain & depression :
Due to its action on the muscles and nerves of your body a massage helps relieve mild to moderate body pain.
There are some reflex centers that are related to the glands of the neck, head, reproductive organs, pancreas, kidneys and liver. When performed a massage also helps on the release of certain hormones that calm your mind, relieve stress and help keep depression at bay.