Ayurvedic Slimming (Udwartanam)


In simple language Udwarthanam is powder massage. It is a unique therapeutic deep tissue massage using special herbal powders.  Udwarthanam is a sanskrit term which means to elevate or to promote. The treatment is performed with upward stroking (against the hair follicles), with forcible rubbing of powder on the body.

The udwartanam powder is made warm prior to treatment. The treatment involves deep upward strokes, against the hair follicles. The treatment usually is performed in 7 postures but in some centers it may be performed on 2 postures. after 45- 60 mins of treatment person may take rest for 30 minutes followed by a shower with warm water.

Duration of treatment : 45 minutes to 60 minutes
Reduces the aggravated Kapha dosha
Melts the excess fat accumulated in the subcutaneous tissues & helps to reduce weight.
Softens and exfoliates dead skin cells, thereby giving a lustrous glow to skin
Detoxification, purification, toning the skin
Eliminates bad body odor
Improves mobility of joints
Strengthens  and tones up the muscles
Refreshes and rejuvenates the body
Takes care of conditions due to improper blood supply
Improves the circulation; opens up the body channels (Srotus) increasing the basal metabolic rate.
Tones up the skin and muscles after the child birth
Removes cellulite and helps in weight reduction
Improves the sense of touch
Makes the body and mind alert; gives a sense of lightness of the body
Reduces the blood cholesterol
Motor Neuron Disorders
Parkinson disease
Muscular dystrophy
Multiple sclerosis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Cerebral palsy
Skin diseases
Diabetes mellitus