An Indian head massage treatment is carried out by the client being seated. The therapist works on the upper arms, upper back, shoulders, neck, head and face. The treatment can be applied through clothes or directly on to the skin using oil.
Tension is usually held in the upper back, neck and head, which can lead to migraines, headaches and back pain.
One side effect of the Indian Head Massage is hair growth. The massage increases nourishment and oxygen to the scalp and hair follicle which in turns stimulates hair growth.
Indian Head Massage detoxifies, stimulates and improves lymphatic drainage and blood flow to the neck and so helps to remove waste products from the body.
Sleepless nights, insomnia and restlessness are often side-effects of stress. An Indian Head Massage will help to relieve stress and so promote better relaxation by allowing the body to get rid of the physical symptoms and so allow for a deeper sense of well being and relaxation and so allowing your body to get the rest it needs.
Indian head massage encourages the oxygen supply to the brain which is one of the best ways of reducing anxiety and of lifting the mood. Oxygen will help you to think clearly and creatively. A similar effect can be experienced by exercising.
Indian Head Massage works with the Ayurvedic concept which places emphasis on balance. Working on the chakras through Indian Head Massage has a powerful effect in bringing the energy of the body back into balance and so allowing you that ‘feel good’ sensation.
Often we have short-term memory difficulties because our brains are overloaded with badly organised thoughts, thus making it very difficult for us to efficiently file’and collect thoughts and occurrences more easily.
Indian Head Massage slows us down, sensual awareness takes over, thoughts begin to quieten down and awareness is brought to the front.