Ingredients: Oils of Sesame, Sweet Almond, Jojoba, Wheat Germ, Rice Bran; essential oils of Sandalwood, Lemongrass, Pettitgrain, Frankincense, Carrot Seed, Rosemary. No artificial colors, preservatives or additives.
Yoga of Herbs, Dr. Vasant Lad and Dr. David Frawley.
The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Julia Lawless.
The Complete Medicinal Herbal, Penelope Ody.
Everyone benefits from massage. A frequency of once a week is suggested. Vata types should try a gentler, slow massage with longer strokes such as Swedish massage. Pitta types require, tapping, rolling with medium pressure. Kapha types will do well from a deep tissue massage once in a while using, short, firm strokes other times.
Nature’s Formulary Calming Oil can be applied to the feet, this is particularly beneficial for Vata types. Try this just before bedtime for a calmer sleep.
It can be used as a body oil as well. Add a few drops into the bath prior to soaking. After showering pour a few drops into a wet wash cloth and rub on the body.
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For step by step instructions on how to do Abyanga – Ayurvedic self massage, Click here.