The procedure of massaging the whole body below the neck in a direction opposite to the orientation of hair with some pressure is called Udvartana. Udvartana is a special types of Abhyang (massage) in which Herbal powders are used for massaging (sometimes oil may be added in herbal powder).
- It helps to reduce the excess fat accumulated (cellulites) underneath the skin.
- It strengthens the muscles by toning them.
- Exfoliates the dead cells of the skin.