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5 amazing benefits of foot massage as per Ayurveda

Published on Jan 12, 2023 06:58 PM IST

From enhancing sleep to improving eyesight, check out some amazing benefits of foot massage as per Ayurveda. 

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“Our feet are home to important marma points, nerve endings and 'blood' capillaries. Holistic sciences like Ayurveda and Chinese medicine consider the feet as an important organ of well-being,” says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic Doctor and Wellness Coach, in her recent Instagram post. She further shared some amazing benefits of foot massage as per Ayurveda. (pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 12, 2023 06:58 PM IST

“Our feet are home to important marma points, nerve endings and 'blood' capillaries. Holistic sciences like Ayurveda and Chinese medicine consider the feet as an important organ of well-being,” says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic Doctor and Wellness Coach, in her recent Instagram post. She further shared some amazing benefits of foot massage as per Ayurveda. (pexels)

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Improves eye sight: Our feet hold four essential points that are related to our eyes. Massaging the feet regularly helps to improve your eyesight, vision and soothes our eyes.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Improves eye sight: Our feet hold four essential points that are related to our eyes. Massaging the feet regularly helps to improve your eyesight, vision and soothes our eyes.(Shutterstock)

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Balances Vata: Feet hold many nerve endings and blood capillaries that are governed by the movement of Vata. Massaging the feet helps with guiding the vata in right direction.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Balances Vata: Feet hold many nerve endings and blood capillaries that are governed by the movement of Vata. Massaging the feet helps with guiding the vata in right direction.(Pixabay)

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Keeps you grounded: Our feet are the structures through which we are connected to the earth. Taking care of them and massaging them helps to keep us grounded.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Keeps you grounded: Our feet are the structures through which we are connected to the earth. Taking care of them and massaging them helps to keep us grounded.(Unsplash)

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Enhances sleep: A good foot massage not only relaxes our tired feet but it soothes a stressed mind too. A good foot massage can put you to bed faster than a pill.(Getty Images/iStockphoto) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Enhances sleep: A good foot massage not only relaxes our tired feet but it soothes a stressed mind too. A good foot massage can put you to bed faster than a pill.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

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Foot health: Last but not least, it improves foot health and strengthens the joints and muscles of the feet. Aids in conditions with circulation problems like diabetes.(pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Foot health: Last but not least, it improves foot health and strengthens the joints and muscles of the feet. Aids in conditions with circulation problems like diabetes.(pexels)

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Right way to massage your feet: Just take a little bit of warm oil and gently massage into soles of your feet. Start from toes and move down. • Use warm oils like sesame, brahmi for this. Avoid massaging on active wounds, cuts, scrapes or while having an acute infection.(pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 12, 2023 06:58 PM IST

Right way to massage your feet: Just take a little bit of warm oil and gently massage into soles of your feet. Start from toes and move down. • Use warm oils like sesame, brahmi for this. Avoid massaging on active wounds, cuts, scrapes or while having an acute infection.(pexels)

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