Updated: Dec 13, 2021
Oil bath is an age-old practice which has been neglected these days due to our imbalanced lifestyle. .At present, many people face lifestyle problems such as stress, depression, insomnia, pre-mature grey, hair-fall, etc. As per Ancient literature from Ayurveda and Siddha, one of the reasons for such problems is excess BODY HEAT generated by our food habits, work style, sleeping pattern and other habbits. So it’s important to regulate and reduce excess heat regularly through daily routines. Good news is off late, many such old-gold practices are gaining momentum to overcome these problems.
Benefits of oil bath:
Oil bath, comes with tons of health benefits. Medico benefits of oil bath are, clearing dead cells, activating hair follicles, reducing body heat, balancing hormones and improving blood circulation, while therapeutic benefits include improvised sleeping, calmed mind and relaxed body. Other cosmetics benefits are removing dirt from hair, providing glowing skin and making hair smooth and shiny and delaying graying. It also helps to remove dandruff flakes, reduce hair damage and control hair fall.
Oil bath in our tradition:
The Oil bath , also called Abhyanga Snana in Ayurveda is a highly re