Udhwardanam is a therapeutic deep tissue massage which is performed with rubbing oil and herbal powder applied in upward strokes. It is one of the most sought after Ayurvedic treatments for weight loss. In this procedure, the body may be coated with herbal oils and then herbal powders called Choornams are rubbed forcibly on the body in the upward direction. The intensity of the massage generates heat which then melts the excess fat in your body. It also works well to improve the immunity and lymphatic flow of the body. The Udwardanam treatment stimulates the nervous system, soothes the nerve endings and improves blood circulation. Hence, it is used in the treatment of sciatica, muscle stiffness, paralysis, sclerosis, obesity, and skin-related disorders. The therapy has also been known to treat diseases like hemiplegia, rheumatoid arthritis, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s disease, motor neuron disorders, etc.
An Udhwardanam consultation has the following benefits:
Water retention and swelling