Types Of Panchakarma

Snehan Abhyanga (massage)

Snehan Abhyanga
Snehan Abhyanga

Abhyangam is one of the most important dincharyas (daily regimen) mentioned in the Ayurveda for achieving good health and longevity.
Ayurveda massage includes a full body massage done using herbal oils that have several health benefits.
It is believed to prevent ageing, reduce fatigue and also diminish the effects of aggravated Vata dosha.

Is the oleation therapy, means application of Sneha (fatty substances such as oil, ghee etc….) over various parts of the body, followed by abhyanga, mardana, etc… (different kinds of massages)

It is basically of two types:


  • Bahya snehana (external oleation)

  • abhyantara snehana (internal oleation)