(Last Updated on : 25-04-2019)
Cleansing Massage is a method of using all natural ingredients on the body
to provide the benefits of massage
; it is called Ubtan. Indian folk healers practised and relied on this method since ages to have naturally glowing skin
. Ubtans, mostly used in north India
, can be used for both body and face. But regular usage of ubtans on face should be avoided; for body one can use ubtans on daily basis. Correct Ubtan on skin can bring the inner glow leaving it soft and smooth.
Methods of Preparing Ubtans as Cleansing Massage
There are several methods of preparing Ubtans, some of which have been provided below:
For general body massage
one needs to mix up mustard oil
1/4 oz, chickpea flour 2 ozs, and turmeric
powder 1 teaspoonful with water to make a thick paste.
For face there are three types of Ubtans- Besan and Raw Milk
paste with sandalwood
power; Gram Flour and Wheat
Bran paste with yoghurt or milk cream, and a bit of turmeric; Besan and Lemon
paste with gram flour, sandalwood powder, red lentil powder, turmeric powder and rose
Application of Ubtans on Skin as Cleansing Massage
After applying the Ubtan one should relax
till the paste begins drying on the body. The moment it starts drying, rubbing that area and taking off the paste should be started. This rubbing opens all the body pores and provides nourishment to the body. The fine parts of chemicals in the Ubtans are absorbed by the skin which then go inside the body and strengthen the nerves. Friction and rubbing to remove the paste increases circulation of blood
and provides energy
Benefits of Using Ubtans as Cleansing Massage
There are several benefits of suing face and body Ubtans as a method of Cleansing Massage. Some of which are:
Ubtan cures disorders caused by imbalance of mucous.
It increases semen and enhances strength and stamina.
It also stimulates blood circulation and cures diseases
and infections of the skin
The use of Ubtan on face relaxes the jaws, neck
and cheek muscles
to provide a healthy and clear complexion.