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What Are The Benefits Of Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

May 16, 2022
What Are The Benefits Of Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

The lymphatic system rids tissues of cellular waste, maintains fluid levels, and protects your body from disease-causing organisms and infections. It is a critical component of your immune system. Lymph fluid runs through the body's network of lymph vessels and lymph nodes. These act like a filter for bacteria and cellular waste. It may surprise you to find out that there is a special type of massage to help keep your lymph system working correctly. It is called lymphatic drainage massage. What are the benefits of lymphatic drainage massage? Let’s find out.

Lymphatic massage is a physical treatment that encourages lymph fluid flow throughout the body. To aid the body in discharging lymph fluid and enabling the clearance of toxins, the therapist utilizes long, gentle strokes.

Here are just some of the incredible benefits of getting a lymphatic massage.

Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The following results have been reported by those who have had a lymphatic drainage massage:

Increased Energy

For people with conditions that can cause sluggishness, a lymphatic drainage massage can help improve their energy levels. The treatment helps clear out waste products that have become trapped in your body by boosting circulation. The result of helping the lymphatic system do its job effectively is a noticeable increase in energy.

Improved Immunity

The physical external manipulation of a lymphatic massage promotes the passage of lymph throughout the system, which boosts immune function and promotes healing. Lymph is known as the body's garbage collector because it collects waste and dangerous bacteria and prepares them for disposal. When this critical part of your immune system is in top form, you have greater protection against sickness.

Reduced Swelling

People with lymphedema will most likely experience swelling in one or both legs or arms. A lymphatic massage assists in moving lymph fluid through the lymphatic system, reducing the accumulation of lymph in these swollen locations. The lymph fluid is encouraged to flow and not remain stagnant by the massage. Consequently, the body's waste products, toxins, and dead cells are removed more rapidly and efficiently.

A lymphatic drainage massage can also help persons with arthritis and pregnant women experience considerably less edema.

Healthy Looking Skin

Because a lymphatic drainage massage increases circulation and promotes waste removal, it has the added bonus of improving the healthy condition of your skin. Most will see a noticeable improvement in dull skin tone and puffiness and it may even make scar tissue less visible.

Ready For a Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

It might not have the sexiest sounding name, but as you’ve seen, there are a lot of benefits to a lymphatic drainage massage. This massage is the perfect metaphor for the concept of “beauty from the inside out”, which is a core concept at Cecilia Berkley Holistic Spa.

Cecilia Berkley is a Licensed Holistic Aesthetician and Certified Holistic Practitioner. Her approach to holistic beauty, known as The Cecilia Berkley Holistic Method, is an all-encompassing approach to a healthy body, mind, and spirit which ultimately results in healthier, more radiant skin. Cecilia designs a custom plan for each of her clients just as she hand-picks the highest quality ingredients in her line of products, Corazon Organic Beauty.

Note: People with major heart problems, thrombosis, acute inflammation, or some tumors may not be good candidates for lymphatic drainage massage. Always discuss these issues during your consultation.