The ayurvedic oils and its benefits
April 24, 2020
Ayurveda oils are one of the main therapeutic tools in Ayurveda.
No other phyto-therapeutic system uses such a great variety of plants. One of the most commonly used oil Mahanarayan contains up to sixty different herbs. The production of this ayurvedic oil comes from the ancient procedures received from Vedas. It is made from decoction or maceration of medicinal plants in vegetable oil, which can take up to 40 days. The oil, that is maintained in a stable temperature, is daily agitated during sunrise and sunset, while reading a mantra (a pray) and further it can be exposed to the light of a specified color to enhance its energy (Prana). These processes give Ayurvedic oils their therapeutic powers. It cannot be compared in any sense to the oils commonly used in wellness institutes and spas. Ayurvedic oils are medicinal and therapeutic from their production, and they bestow the fundamental therapeutic approach to the art of healing in Ayurveda. They have a large variety of medicinal actions.
There are physical, physiological and psychological benefits
The physical benefits are relaxation, slowing down of aging, detoxification and regeneration of tissues, toning of muscles, recovery of psychophysical handicaps, improvement in the eyes, improvement in the flexibility of the joints, relief of rheumatic pain, well-being during maternity including wellbeing of the infant.
The physiological benefits are the proper functioning of the digestive, circulatory, respiratory and excretory organs and systems.
The psychological benefits are joy, calm, mental clarity, resistance to stress, elimination of psychological trauma, elimination of fatigue, depression, insomnia, and anxiety as well as improved communication skills.