Benefits of a Hot Oil Massage

by | May 30, 2023

Benefits of a Hot Oil Massage

You need a hot oil massage if you are dealing with physical aches, pains or feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. 

Think of it as a mini vacation from your daily worries and responsibilities as you unwind and let go of all that tension. 

Also, the massage’s warm oil and gentle pressure will help soothe your muscles, calm your mind, and release positive hormones. 

These hormones include serotonin, endorphins, and dopamine, which help our bodies reduce anxiety and trigger feelings of happiness or euphoria. 

And there is more to a hot oil massage. 

Here are the benefits of indulging in a hot oil Thai massage backed by science. 

I. Reduces Knee Joint Pain Among Women 

Knee joint pain comes along because of arthritis, injury, or age. 

And it’s not just uncomfortable, but it can make life very difficult, especially for women who are homemakers, as it limits movement, so you cannot carry out daily activities easily. 

But there is a remedy. 

According to a study done on 50 Indian women with knee joints aged 30-60 years, applying hot castor oil led to a significant reduction of knee joint pain. 

But how was this possible? 

Applying hot oil to your knee joint reduces inflammation by helping increase the blood flow to the area.

 Also, the warmth from the oil relaxes the muscles and nerves on the knee joint, thus reducing pain and increasing mobility. 

II. Prevention and Treatment of Sports Injuries 

If you are a seasoned athlete or enjoy a sweaty session at the gym or outdoors, injuries can make you feel sidelined. 

But having a hot oil massage at Organic Thai Spa may be precisely what you need, and research backs this up. 

There was a study by Arch Med Sci. on hot olive oil massage to determine how this method was so effective in ancient times in treating sports injuries. The results show that the friction generated when massaging an injured area with olive oil helps reduce muscle fatigue, remove lactic acid and prevent sports injuries. 

Therefore, engaging in regular hot oil massage may improve your skeletal flexibility, which helps avoid sports injuries. 

III. Mental Benefits 

The table below explains how hot oil massage may work wonders for your mental health. 

Hot oil massage mental benefits  Brief description
Reduce stress and anxiety Stress and anxiety can weigh us down, making us constantly feel on edge, like we are waiting for the other shoe to drop. 

But a hot oil massage can help release tension, with mental clarity and focus when you are feeling overwhelmed.

Boosts mood Hot oil massage promotes the release of feel-good hormones, which can lead to an improved mood and overall sense of well-being.
Aid in sleep.  The warm feeling of a hot oil massage and the soothing touch of a skilled masseuse can help you feel calm, and promote relaxation, making it easy for you to drift off into dreamland. 

A study on 40 women with postmenopausal insomnia showed that hot oil massage could help with sleep. 

IV. Boosts Immunity 

Hot oil massage provides overall benefits– mental, physical, and even boosts your immunity. 

A study of 18-45-year-olds shows that a single Swedish massage session can increase oxytocin levels. 

Oxytocin has a ton of benefits for our overall well-being, like improved digestion, better sleep, and pain relief. The hormone also helps reduce inflammation and increase life span. 

How does it achieve this? 

Hot oil massage soothes your nervous system and promotes relaxation. It also increases blood flow, allowing your body to transport more blood cells and nutrients to different body parts. 

This, in turn, enables your immune system to work effectively. 

Indulge in a Hot Oil Thai Massage 

To enjoy all these benefits of hot oil massage, you need a highly skilled masseuse from a reputable spa. 

We are experts at working magic on your body pressure points while targeting specific areas to work out any knots and tension.

Plus, combine it with Thai massage, and you have the perfect recipe to ensure you are feeling relaxed and rejuvenated from head to toe. 

So, whether you are looking to reduce stress and anxiety, soothe your muscles or just indulge in a pampering session with friends, you will love our hot oil Thai massage. 

Book an appointment with us today to enable you to sprint almost like the famous Usain Bolt, do stretches better than a yogi or embrace a calm state of mind like the monks.