One of the most popular massage therapies practiced in India, potlis have been used in South East Asia, especially in Thailand, as a natural remedy for centuries. Potli massage therapy is done using heated herbal pouches also known as potlis (or poultice) that are used to rejuvenate, relax and nourish the affected area. When these potlis are placed on the body, they have a therapeutic effect. Well, aren’t we all looking for that massage that heals our pain as well as leaves us feeling refreshed.
The potli massage is highly recommended for illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis, frozen shoulders, osteoarthritis and many more. The content of the potli is specific to the illness and the person’s body and is hence it is best that one visits an ayurvedic practitioner or therapist to decide on which one suits your requirement.
Potli massage actually works on an ancient philosophy that combines the elements of fire and water together with certain specific herbs. When this heated potli is massaged onto the body areas, the body pores get open and further relaxes the muscles.
Ashwagandha is used to relax tensed muscles and help reduce stress.
Mustard and neem are used to give the skin and body a much needed detox.
Aloe vera and onion are used to reduce inflammation.
Rosemary and rice improve blood circulation and ease tension in the muscles.
Turmeric and ginger are used to revitalise and purify the body.
Lavender and Cardamom to refreshing and calm down the body and nerves.
Improves mobility & flexibility
Beneficial in Arthritic Pains
Relieves pain and stiffness in joints and muscular spasms