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thai hot herbal compress massage

Herbal Compress is inherited from local Thai wisdom of old school doctors. The Herbal Compress contains a combination of traditional Thai herbs and is heated in a herbal steamer. The warm bundles are applied either directly to the skin or on light clothes during a massage session. 

The blend of traditional herbs is used to relieve sprains and strained muscles and tendons, stiffness of the joints, inflammation, as well as to stimulate blood circulation.

The herbal compresses have a relaxing and invigorating effect on the body and the mind, while simultaneously soothing sore and overworked muscles and giving a boost to the body’s energy level.

For each massage sessions 2 bundles will be used. Every bundle can be used up to 3 times and can only be used for the same person due to hygiene reasons. 

I offer two options:

- Thai Yoga Massage on the mat using hot herbal compresses. Thanks to the herbal ingredients and the heat, you will enjoy the light stretches, the slow movements and the acupressure even more, making it a unique relaxing experience for your body and your mind.

In order to avoid any possible stains left by the herbal balls,  I will provide you with comfortable, light and loose clothing, that you can use for the massage session. 

- Oil Massage with hot herbal compresses on a massage table. A highly relaxing experience, thanks to the smells of the herbal ingredients and the heat. Moreover, the heat allows the therapist to go deeper into the tissue to loosen persistent knots without damaging them and with minimal pain compared to deep tissue massage. 

Prices:

- single appointment: 70 min. € 100 (you can take the herbal stamps with you).

- package of 3 appointments (70 min. each): € 250 

How does it work?

You can book the first appointment and decide after the massage if you want to take the herbal balls home for your personal use. In this case you will pay € 100. Or you can book 2 more appointments for the price of the whole package of 3 (€ 250 in total), but the appointments have to be taken within 2 months (in order for the herbal compresses to be still usable). 

Ingredients: 

Thai Copper Pod, Kaffir Lime Leaves, Lemongrass Powder, Turmeric, Yellow Turmeric, Black Turmeric, White Turmeric, Thai Ginger, Wan Nam, Camphor, Bai Nad, Khontiso, Sea Salt.

Benefits of the main ingredients:

 

Thai Copper Pod has excellent tranquilizer and calming properties that help counter the effects of stress and anxiety.

 

Kaffir Lime Leaf: Kaffir lime helps to detoxify blood, improve digestion, reduce stress and lower inflammation. It is often used to treat colds and is a decongestant. It also has antioxidant properties, which help to support the immune system. 

 

Lemongrass powder has anti-inflammatory properties and is used for sprains, swelling, bruises, and sore muscles. It is also high in antioxidants, eases rheumatoid arthritis as well as lower blood pressure.

 

Yellow Phlai is used for treating bruises, sprains and musculoskeletal pains. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, among many others. When applied to the skin, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, it gives a deep soothing  and relaxing effect to any contusion, sprain and inflammation of a joint or ligament.

 

Yellow turmeric has a cleansing effect on the skin and helps with detoxification. It also has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It helps relieving bruises, joint pain, sprains and muscle pain. For skincare, it is anti-ageing, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and is an antioxidant. It helps in case of eczema, psoriasis, acne, and accelerates wound healing.

 

Galanga is high in antioxidants and polyphenols. It improves blood circulation. It also eases pain from burns. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and analgesic benefits it helps treat conditions such as arthritis, edema and IBS. 

 

Camphor is used for stimulating and dilating effects for the respiratory system. It also has a calming effect reducing stress, anxiety and insomnia. When applied to the skin Camphor crystals have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties helping with muscle stiffness, sprains, strains, bruises or swelling. It also helps in case of burns and arthritis.

***The Hot Herbal Compress Massage can be booked only in YogaWerk Studio, Tegel***

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