Massage Oils are an extremely beneficial therapeutically. Since your skin in the largest digestive organ of your body, topical application of oils (both infused with herbs and pure) is an excellent way to deliver therapeutic value.
The benefits of using massage oils include healthy skin, lubricated joints, pain relief, healthy muscles, calm nervous system, emotional stability and many more. Please refer to this article for a detailed description of Oil Massage.
There are many oils available here at Joyful Belly, from pure oils, to overall support oils, to those that address specific symptoms. To choose the best oil for your dosha or concern, see the abbreviated list below. Click on the name of each oil to be taken to a more complete description, and don't forget to check the Massage Oils section of Joyful Belly's store for even more options.
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About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda. His approach to Ayurveda exudes a certain ease, which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda , which specializes in digestive tract pathology & Ayurvedic nutrition. John and his wife Natalie recently published Explore Your Hunger: A Guide to Hunger, Appetite & Food.
John's interest in Ayurveda and digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, including his public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well.
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How come it's directed to apply before shower vs. after showering? I always assumed oiling after a shower is more beneficial for hydration and absorption