Indian head massage is an ancient therapeutic treatment that has been practiced in India for thousands of years. It is one of the more relaxing massages and it may be dry, or oils may be used. It increases nourishment and oxygen to the scalp and hair follicle which in turns stimulates hair growth, and the oils not only nourish the hair, but also calm the nervous system.
Indian head massages helps with mental and emotional stress and also improves circulation in the head, enhance the senses, improve memory and promote clear thinking. It is beneficial for people who suffer from headaches, migraines, insomnia, tinnitis, vertigo and depression.
A massage therapist usually starts by applying pressure to points in the upper back, arms and shoulders that will release muscles and knots, after that it moves to the neck and the head.
Indian head massage has become a very popular treatment, especially in combination with other treatments such as facial or body massage.