The pinda herbal massage is one of the best-known Ayurvedic massages and is used for relaxing treatments in many spas and massage centers. Still not familiar with it?
Keep reading this blog to learn all about this relaxing massage that activates all the chakras on an energetic and physical level!
What is Pinda massage?
Pinda or Pinda Sweda massage is performed with closed bags or sphere-shaped cloth bags made of linen or cotton, called pinda, which are filled with Asian medicinal herbs. Rice is also added to make them more substantial for massage.
Aromatic and medicinal herbs are prepared and mixed with essential oils, which are steamed and heated. They are then applied to the body to benefit from their detoxifying, soothing and moisturizing properties. It combines aromatherapy with the therapeutic power of phytotherapy.
How is a pinda massage performed?
Before the pinda massage is performed, the skin is usually soaked in a carrier oil (e.g. sweet almond oil) to facilitate the gliding of the pinda and also to deeply moisturize the skin.
The person undergoing this treatment is placed face down and begins by pressing the pinda onto the soles of the feet, then the ankle, calf, legs, buttocks, waist, back, arms and neck.
This massage should be performed in an upward direction. Muscles and tendons are massaged with strong, yet light and harmonious movements. The pinda should be massaged gently on the neck.
Origins of pinda massage
Aromatic pinda massage has its origins in Oriental medicine and Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the traditional medicine of India, and its aim is to unite body and mind.
This Indian massage generally lasts from 60 to 90 minutes, during which total relaxation is achieved. Therapists or masseurs work and massage the body's fundamental points, draining toxins and relieving pain and tension in these areas. There are hydrating pinda, draining pinda and reducing pinda.
The benefits of pinda massage
Pinda massage was designed to treat rheumatic problems because it has an anti-inflammatory effect, but it also has the following benefits:
- Improves blood circulation, lymphatic flow and metabolism.
- It relieves muscular tension and allows greater muscular flexibility.
- It has a moisturizing and purifying effect, and detoxifies skin pores.
- Analgesic and revitalizing properties.
- Improves the immune system.
Lymphatic drainage offers complete relaxation while stimulating circulation. This natural herbal massage gives the skin natural health.
Sweda pinda massage is ideal for treating stress, anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, intestinal inflammation, rheumatism, inflammation, contractures, back problems or neck stiffness. In addition to a feeling of relaxation and lightness, the skin is more beautiful and smoother, and the results are visible almost immediately.
To guarantee the success of this treatment, we recommend that it be carried out by professionals trained in pinda massage. Give this anti-stress massage a try today, as you'll be amazed! It's an authentic sensory experience. Will you miss the opportunity to experience this physical and spiritual harmony?