When it comes to seeing or hearing the word ‘toxin,' most people associate it with doing a cleanse; cleansing your body of toxins, detoxing your body, etc. But what most people don’t realize is that there are other ways to rid your body of toxins without having to drink a chunky green juice or any other odd tasting liquids. In fact, some methods of detoxing your body can be downright relaxing if done correctly! Massage therapy is a great way to rid your body of toxins in the skin and feel much better almost immediately.
According to the Pain Education Institute, there has been sufficient research to back up that massage helps release toxins from the body. It works just like a massage works, from insert to origin, massaging the muscles and helping break free any toxins riddled intense, sore muscles. The most important benefit from a massage is to increase blood flow in specific areas; this helps wake up the circulatory system and recognize if there is anything wrong in the way, it’s time for it to move. After a deep massage, it is highly advised to drink plenty of water to help flush those now loose toxins out of your body for good.
A perfect addition to any massage session is the use of oils. Natural oils derived from plants can hold healing properties and aid in the elimination of toxins from the body during the massage. It also leaves the skin feeling hydrated and looking smooth, even with a possible glow.
Massage therapy is a perfect way to rid the body of nasty toxins, but keep in mind it may not be for everyone. As stated before, massage increases blood flow, and if a potential patient has any blood circulation issues, a massage could be a fatal mistake. Otherwise, there are many different styles of massage available to cleanse and detox the body and come out feeling relaxed, refreshed, and renewed!