Traditional:  Signature Ayurveda Body Treatment- Udvartana

Here is a list of Udvartana benefits in different health conditions.

Body Detoxification

This therapy helps in eliminating toxins from the body and cleanses the skin. Thus, it detoxifies your body and reduces the common problem of bad body odour and excess sweating. It stimulates lymph drainage and improves its flow to different parts of the body.

Cellulite Breakdown and Obesity

This massage helps in weight loss and fighting against obesity. Massaging and rubbing dry herbal powder on the body helps in breaking down the cellulite accumulated under the skin. It acts as anti-kapha therapy, which liquefies the stored fats and promotes its removal from the skin. Along with other therapies, it induces proper fat absorption by increasing cellular metabolism thus helps in fat loss. Ayurvedic powder massage is ideal for toning loose skin on legs, thighs, legs and stomach. Even it is helpful in weight loss after childbirth.

Body Stiffness

This massage helps in removing stiffness in the body. Generally, stiffness and weakness occur due to two major causes:

  1. Vata aggravation.
  2. Excess Kapha.

In cases of excess kapha, patient experiences laziness, drowsiness and lack of desire to work. In this case, Dry Udvartana is highly useful. However, if it occurs due to Vata aggravation, oily Udvartana is useful. Oil pacifies vata and herbal powder eliminates blockage due to excess kapha and accumulated toxins.

It should be carried out on a regular basis for getting permanent benefits in body stiffness. Massage helps in opening pores on the skin for deep penetration of oils and herbs, which help in removing such muscular pains and stiffness.


Snigadh (oily) Udvartana helps in relieving from muscle stiffness and hence can be helpful in some cases of paralysis. Massage helps in stimulating and relaxing the brain and removes any kind of blockages in the nerves. Nerve blockage is one of the reasons for paralysis. Thus, in such case udvartana helps in recovering back the physical and nervine strength.

Detoxifies Lymphatic System

Udvartana is a lymphatic restoration massage. It improves lymph circulations and cleans toxins out of the lymphatic system. According to ayurveda, lymph is primarily affected by AMA (cellular toxins). This massage helps in detoxifies the whole lymphatic system and eliminates the accumulated toxins by improving digestion and elimination of cellular toxins.

Recalibrate Endocrine System

According to ayurveda ama (toxins) accumulates in the body, which results in blockage of micro channels and affects the natural functions of the endocrine system. Along with internal medicine and panchakarma detox, Udvartana acts as supportive therapy in the removal of various toxins from the body and recalibrate the endocrine system. So, it helps in hormonal imbalances and polycystic ovarian syndrome as supportive therapy.

Healthy and Glowing Skin

Constant strokes used in udvartana help in exfoliating the skin. Hence it removes dead skin cells accumulated on the skin. The herbs used in the powder/paste provide nutrition to the skin and help in giving it a lustrous glow. Often nutrition problems show an effect on the skin and therefore, herbal massage helps in giving you beautiful and glowing.

Boosts Blood Circulation

Ayurvedic powder massage is performed externally but has a great effect on the internal components of the body like muscles, bones and nerves. Regular massages not only ensure a peaceful mind but also keep a check on the flow of blood in the entire body. It helps in removing any kind of blockages in the nerves and hence ensures smooth passage of blood and oxygen in all organs of the body.