Healing Herbal Compress Massage
What is a Healing Herbal Massage and what are the benefits? Thai Healing herbal massage uses hot herbal compresses that are applied to the body to alleviate pain and inflammation by opening skin pores and transferring medicating heat to the muscles, joints and energy lines. This session is wonderful for healing from injuries and reducing pain. The heated herbs penetrate deeply into the tissue and have many benefits including pain relief, improving circulation, healing wounds, reducing congestion, reducing anxiety, and reducing nerve pain. Imagine being covered in herbal heating pads! Ahhhh Herbal compress therapy helps to harmonize and relax the body, to loosen energy blockages and relax the tissue.
Smelling and inhaling the herb-infused vapors also induces deep relaxation. The herbs have a balancing effect on the mind, and help to reduce stress.
The compresses are homemade with loving care, using an ancient Thai recipe which includes the following:
Galangal ginger: Nourishes the tissue, improves circulation and fortifies the blood.
Lemongrass: Calming to the heart and mind and relieves stress. Aids in dispersing stagnation and moves the blood.
Kaffir lime leaf: Beneficial for it's antiseptic properties and it's ability to clear toxins from the blood. It is a tonic for the heart-mind.
Kaffir lime peel: Is an anti-inflammatory which reduces pain and inflammation. It also assists in healing wounds, brusises and minimizing the appearance of scars
Camphor: Opens the pores and mucus membrane. Opens sinuses and relieves congestion. Has both a stimulating and calming effect on the mind.
Clove: Used for pain relief and it also purifies the blood.
Cinnamon: Aids in the ability to move and thin the blood which assists in the body's ability to rid itself of accumulated toxins.
Nutmeg: Calming to the nerves and calms anxiety/nervous energy
Eucalyptus: Opens up sinuses and reduces congestion. Has anti-inflammatory benefits and reduces pain. Assists in healing cuts and scrapes.
Cardamom: Antioxidants, found in abundance in cardamom, protect cells from damage and stop inflammation from occurring. It also has antifungal and antibacterial component. The aroma reduces anxiety and eases the mind.
Star anise: Beneficial for the heart-mind and calms the subtle winds.
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