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(Dry Powder Massage)

Udvartanam is a traditional Ayurvedic therapy that originated in India. It is a type of massage that involves the application of herbal powders on the body to promote detoxification, exfoliation, and rejuvenation.


The word "Udvartanam" is derived from the Sanskrit words "ud" (upward) and "vartana" (to rub). During the treatment, a specially prepared heated herbal powder is massaged onto the body using upward strokes. The powder used in Udvartanam is typically made from a combination of various herbs & grains such as Besan (Chick Pea Flour) or Triphala powder.


Udvartanam is primarily used for improving skin health, reducing excess fat, stimulating circulation, and revitalising the body. This therapeutic massage technique helps to exfoliate the skin, removing dead skin cells and impurities, which can result in smoother and brighter skin. It also aids in breaking down subcutaneous fat, potentially assisting with weight loss . If practiced on a regular basis, benefits extend to those suffering from MS, PCOD and depression.


Apart from the physical benefits, Udvartanam is also known to have a stimulating and energising effect on the body. The massage strokes and the herbal powders can help stimulate the nervous system, improve blood circulation, and invigorate the senses.


It is important to note that Udvartanam is not recommended for those suffering from dry skin or who are pregnant.

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