What is Indian head massage?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines


Indian head massage involves a concoction of warm oil and spices massaged in slow strokes over the scalp. Today the massage is revered as a therapy of the future, one that can help clients effectively battle the rigors of modern living.

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1 patient evaluation for Indian head massage

Sep 15, 2013 (Started Aug 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
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  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 min Daily
Advice & Tips: This is one of the most effective treatments I found for stopping itching as my arms relax and the head massage blocks the itch messages coming from elsewhere on the body

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