Indian Head Massages

What is an Indian head massage?

Indian head massages originate from India, where it is commonly practised for over 1000 years. It is the massage of the upper back, upper arms, neck, scalp and face.


The neck and shoulders are where tension is particularly prone to accumulate and Indian scalp massage helps to relieve muscle tension in these areas.

This soothing yet invigorating treatment provides a feeling of well being and total relaxation.

Indian head massage is very good for many health problems such as stress and tension in the back and neck. It relieves mental and physical strain, aids the circulatory, muscular and nervous systems. Stimulates arterial circulation, and increases venous and lymphatic flow. Reduces stress and can induce a feeling of euphoria. Frees knots of muscular tension and relaxes connective tissue. Stimulates the skin and underlying nerve endings and aids in the elimination of accumulated toxins and waste products.

How often should I go for treatment?

This will depend on the individual and their personal health and fitness.

The holistic approach to illness needs to be given time and many ailments will not.

How does it work?

Indian head massage works with range to firm yet gentle pressures and rhythms, incorporating deep thumb and finger pressure, friction as well as soothing effleurage which covers the upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, scalp and face.

These accessible, convenient and the theraputic techniques help unknot blockages and relieve the uncomfortable build up of muscular and nervous tension. It relaxes the scalp and helps tone up the subcutaneous muscles, helping to relieve headaches and eye strain.

It also stimulates scalp blood circulation, which encourages the flow of nutrients to the hair follicles thus enhancing the nourishment, strength and texture of the hair and revitalizing hair growth.

The massage to the face has a very soothing effect and increases the circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids and lymphatic drainage. This oxygenates the cells, flushing out physical and emotional toxins.

Indian Scalp Massage can also help with sinus problems. Some allergies and hay-fever can be considerably assisted and it has the added benefit of calming the emotions too, promoting relaxation and relieving stress.

The clients remain fully clothed and seated, and the use of oils is not essential.

What are the benefits of Indian Head Massages?

Restores joint mobility, stretching and mobilising the muscular tissues of the neck and shoulders.

Stimulation of circulation to the head and shoulders.

Increases lymphatic drainage, helping to remove toxins.

Soothes away stress and tension.

Relieves headaches and eye strain.

Increases mental alertness.

Helps with many medical problems the natural way.

Can aid against hair loss.

Promotes healthy hair growth.

Massage will release tension and induce deep relaxation in

muscles and ease aches and pains.

Imparts feeling of general well-being.

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