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Indian Head Massage

Indian Head massage has been valued by Indian people for generations, and is probably the most straightforward, convenient and versatile massage therapy. It is a wonderfully relaxing and calming treatment, using a variety of therapeutic massage movements that focus not only on the head but also on the upper arms, shoulders, and neck, where many people build up a lot of tension. Treatments normally last 30-45 minutes, and the client can remain fully clothed (although it is more effective if the client removes their top so massage oil can be used), so Indian Head massage is ideal for people who don’t have much time to spare.

Assuming the client is happy to remove their top the most common medium used for Indian Head massage is oil, however other mediums can also be used, such as cream, or gel.

The benefits of Indian Head massage are as follows:

  • Deeply relaxing and calming.
  • Improves blood and lymph circulation in the upper body, aiding removal of toxins.
  • Relaxes and tones muscles.
  • Reduces muscle tension and can help with injuries such as muscle strains.
  • Removes dead skin.
  • Encourages hair growth and improves skin and hair condition.
  • Helps to relieve eye strain and tension headaches.
  • Improves mental and emotional well-being.
On-Site Treatments, Corporate Massage, Corporate Days.

Please note that a good Massage Therapist will always do a thorough consultation before commencing a treatment, and will also provide advice about aftercare and homecare.


The following books were referenced for this section:

Indian Head Massage – A Practical Guide by Muriel Burnham-Airey and Adele O’Keefe

Encyclopedia of Natural Healing by Anne Woodham and Dr David Peters

Holistic Therapy – A Practical Approach by Francesca Gould

See our full range of Holistic Therapy books in the Further Exploration section.

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