The massage involves the selection of essential oils, mixed with a base of almond oil, this is massaged into shoulders, arms, neck, scalp, hair and face together with acupressure points. The treatment involves the gentle pulling of the hair to help relieve muscular tension in the scalp – which can cause headaches, tired eyes and general lethargy.
Massage of the upper back, shoulders, arms, neck and scalp is followed by a relaxing facial massage with focus on the pressure points to elevate toxins and restore balance.
The head neck and shoulders are important energy centres within the body. If you are feeling stressed or under the weather, tension can later show up as a stiff neck, knotted shoulders, eye strain, headaches and sometimes even hair loss.
Indian head massage helps to:
- Restore joint movement, helping to stretch and mobilise the tissues of the neck and shoulders, stimulating lymphatic drainage, therefore helping to eliminate toxins from these areas.
- Relieve muscular tension and increase nutrition to all tissues, relieving the stress and tension of every day life. To bring about a balanced state of mind.
- Sinus congestion.
- Increased circulation and blood flow to the hair follicles, increasing the overall condition of the hair and scalp