Does massage help in body detoxification?

The human body is complex and involves the continuous release of toxic chemicals from the body in the form of sweat, tears and many more. The detoxification process mainly involves the circulatory and lymphatic system. But, sometimes our modern life and sedentary lifestyle hinder this natural process. To keep the things in place, people go for body detoxify massage therapy that stimulates the circulatory system and tone the organs that help in chemical detoxification.


Detox massage is relaxing for the body and also helps in eliminating toxic waste from the body. It is similar to the cleansing process which we often do to clean our skin deeply. A detox massage expels out pain related to headache, organ dysfunctions, fatigue and fibromyalgia from the body and relaxes the mind and body.

Detox massage is helpful in removing body’s intrinsic chemicals because the therapist applies rhythmic strokes that stimulate the body. Detox massage involves the combination of massage movements that pressurize the body parts and stretches the muscles. The massage movement’s acts like a sponge, whenever the therapist pressurizes the muscles it automatically squeezes out the toxins from the muscle fibres and body cells. This toxic material reaches the circulatory system and comes out of the body.

There are different types of detox massage therapies like Swedish massage, Chinese massage and lymph massage. In all of them, people usually go for lymphatic massage.  In this, the therapist applies strokes that stimulate the lymphatic system to release out dietary toxin and other unwanted elements. The strokes also remove the blockages which are there in the circulatory system. It strengthens the immune system, makes the muscles strong and toughens the connective tissues.

Advantages of the Unique Swedish Massage Therapy

One of the most famous massage modality that comes to the mind when most people think of is Swedish massage. Usual Swedish massage techniques include circular movement pressures being applied by hands and palms firm kneading, percussion-like tapping, bending and stretching. This is the most noble and great introductory massage which is imparted with gentle strokes. Along with the usual benefits of massage, the unique advantages of Swedish massage therapy include:


  • Effectively decreases the stress hormone level, which is not as same as stress removal. It goes beyond relaxation and works for long time.
  • Helps to manage chronic and sever pain by targeting the specific areas like back, ankle, neck etc.
  • Helps to eradicate fatigue, depression and anxiety which no other therapy does it as effectively as Swedish massage. This feature has helped many cancer patients.
  • Helps to reduce scar tissues, by getting them reabsorbed into the skin.
  • Miraculous for constipation and digestive infection patients.
  • Improves blood circulation and water retention capacity.
  • Exceptionally beneficial in increasing the level of oxygen in the body.
  • Some of the movements help in increasing blood flow resulting in quick removal of body waste.
  • Drains the metabolic waste from the limbs of body if strokes are performed towards heart.
  • Eases and help to fight the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Helps to mitigate fibromyalgia.

These are the unique benefits of Swedish massage. Heal yourself with this majestic therapy.