Garbhkranti Abyangam for healthy pregnancy :

 

Garbhkranti Abyangam for healthy pregnancy

  • A pregnant woman is like a vessel of oil full to the brim.
  • Just as a vessel needs to be taken with absolute care with careful handling ; similarly I should carry myself from one place to another with utmost care.

Abhyangam : gradual medicated oil application to the whole body .

  • Abhyangam means Aaushadh Sanskarit Sneh [ medicated oil ] application to the whole body .
  • During pregnancy, application of medicated oil to the whole body should be done with extreme care and without pressure.
  • My husband will help me in doing this.
  • Application of medicated oil to certain areas of body is advocated as follows,
  • Shirobhyanga – [application of medicated oil to head]
  • Karnabhyanga – [application of medicated oil to ear]
  • Padabhyanga – [application of medicated oil to foot]
  • By application of medicated oil , the respective area becomes firm, smooth skinned, free from disturbances of Vata & tolerant of exertion & exercise.
  • Application of medicated oil increases blood supply to that area.

Shirobhyanga – [application of medicated oil to head] :

Shirobhyanga – [ application of medicated oil to head]

 

  • As per Ayurveda, Shirobhyanga , moistening of head with medicated oil daily, leads to relaxation of mind.
  • It gives strength to my scalp.
  • This makes my hair firm rooted , long and black.
  • Shirobhyanga makes my sense organs cheerful.
  • It gives a pleasant glow to my face.
  • Shirobhyanga gives me sound sleep and happiness.
  • Every evening I will do application of medicated oil to my head.
  • It gives relaxation to mind & good quality of sleep.
  • Shirobhyanga helps me cope up with challenges I am facing due to hormonal & physical changes during pregnancy.
  • Shirobhyanga will help to minimize post pregnancy hair loss which is very common.
Shirobhyanga – [ application of medicated oil to head]
 

Karnabhyanga – [application of medicated oil to ear] :

Karnabhyanga – [application of medicated oil to ear]

  • Karnabhyanga [application of medicated oil in ears every day ] helps me reduce…….
    • Ear problems due to Vata
    • Stiffness of back
    • Stiffness of neck and jaws
    • I will not do Karnabhyanga if I have any ear disease.

Padabhyanga – [application of medicated oil to foot] :

Padabhyanga

 

  • With Padabhyanga every day ; coarseness, stiffness, roughness, fatigue, numbness of feet are reduced in no time.
  • Further Padabhyanga leads to delicacy, strength, firmness in feet , clarity of vision is attained & Vata is pacified.
  • Every night before going to bed , Padabhyanga  is important.
  • It gives relaxation to mind & good quality of sleep .
  • Padabhyanga helps to cope up with challenges I am facing due to hormonal & physical changes during pregnancy.

Padabhyanga

 

Prayer to Almighty before going to bed :

  • I should pray to almighty before going to bed every day and thank Almighty for the wonderful day in my life.
  • I should empty my mind of all the negative experiences and feelings that I faced during the day so that they do not linger in my mind.