Recently many people Ayurveda Way of Life — Known to be chemical-free, it helps manage many lifestyle issues without side effects. ‘Padabhyanga’, a foot massage, is very popular. That’s because “ordinary padabhyanga can make the skin supple, make the hair shiny and sharpen the memory,” Ayurvedic practitioner Dr. Diktha His Babusar told his indianexpress.com. Pada is Sanskrit for foot.So Padabhyanga translates to foot massage.
“Our feet are our foundation, our connection to the ground below. There are many pressure points on the feet that connect to the immune and nervous systems. Ayurveda Stimulating these pressure points is thought to promote relaxation and calm the nervous system before bed.
Explain that this exercise activates the nerves that promote blood circulation and helps to cope. drying problemsAyurvedic expert Dr. Ashutosh Nanal also vouched for Padabhyanga as a daily practice. However, if it is being done for preventive purposes and for daily wellness, seasonal oils should be used.
Experts say you can massage your feet with any oil, but “sesame oil It’s traditionally used to calm the mind, but you can also use coconut oil and mustard oil,” he told indianexpress.com. said coconut oil or cowboy should be used, and sesame oil the rest of the year.
how to do it right?
Ayurvedic practitioner Niti Sheth has listed a step-by-step guide for effective massage.
Before you begin your massage, keep a dark towel handy to prevent oil from slipping on the floor.
Tips to follow:
*Take your favorite warm oil or ghee. (sesame in winter, ghee/coconut oil in summer). You can always add essential oils like lavender or rosemary.
*Spread the oil all over your feet.
*Massage both ankles in a circular motion.
*Massage the Achilles tendon up and down.
*Gently pull each toe up and massage from the base of the toe to the toe nail.
*Massage the front of the foot with both hands.
*Use your thumbs to massage the arches of both feet. Spend a little more time here and apply firm pressure. This relieves foot pain associated with plantar fasciitis.
* Gently pull the fingertips from the bottom of the foot and massage.
* Knead the soles of your feet up and down with your fists.
*Use both hands to apply firm pressure to the soles of your feet and massage them up and down. Concentrate on the ball of your foot under your big toe.
*Massage your heels.
*Massage the entire foot and wear socks to keep warm and prevent the floor from getting oily.
*Repeat with the other leg.
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