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How to Perform Udvartana

How To Perform Udvartana[edit]

  • This is a type of dry massage. This is useful in kapha type persons and also in obesity. It promotes circulation and detaches the toxins from skins of the body.
  • Start massage right from the head to neck in a circular fashion. In the shoulder and wrist, the massage is done from below to upward, circular in shoulder, elbow and wrist joints.
  • In the chest longitudinal or from downward to above is the best massage by avoiding the place of heart.
  • Massage stomach from below upwards 2 to 3 times per day.
  • Proceed to massage the buttock and thigh and their back from below upwards and hip joint in a circular motion.
  • Massage the legs from below upwards with circular movements in knee and ankle joints and toes.
  • This should be done for 15-20 minutes per day.
  • It is better to use gloves. Preferably use silk gloves or rubber ones for conducting udvartana.
  • The massage must not be harsh and uncomfortable.
  • Mahasudharshana choorna is used for conducting udvartana.
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