What is a Womb Massage?
Womb massage is a relaxing, nourishing, non-invasive and very effective technique that is performed on your abdomen and lower back. We work gently over the abdominal area of the reproductive and digestive systems to encourage hormonal balance. But most of all, balance in the whole body to help with numerous conditions. This type of massage will help you to connect with your inner-woman, connecting your heart and the womb that can be used at any stage of your life journey.
Don Elijo Panti, was the last man of Mayan massage medicine who used to say: “A woman’s center is in her uterus. If a women’s uterus is out of balance, so is she”. This gentle but deeply moving therapy is used to support any gynecological concerns you might have, such as PMS, painful periods, irregular periods, blood clots, amenorrhea or the absence of period, lower back pain, endometriosis, adhesion’s, adenomyosis, painful intercourse, ovarian cyst, vaginitis and IBS.
Receiving a nurturing womb massage offers numerous benefits for the body; such as:
- Encourages displaced uterus to its optimal position
- Regulates menstrual cycle
- Alleviates painful menstruation and ovulation
- Increases circulation and promotes blood flow to the uterus
- Helps with stagnation and with detoxification of the body
- Helps with scar tissue
- Promotes relaxation and reduces stress
Much More than a Regular Massage
This is a treatment every woman should experience at least once in their life. Most massage therapies avoid this area, but with this massage the focus is on the abdomen. The abdominal area is a storehouse of many of our emotions like fear, anger, and resentment. When we experience these emotions, our muscle fibres around that area or organs tighten and block the free flow of blood.
Womb massage is focused on the internal organs in the abdominal cavity and helps to improve circulation in the pelvis and sacral area and adjusts the pelvis. It also works on the digestive system and gut health, promoting harmony of immune system health.
What are the Benefits
- Hormonal Balance – By gently working on the abdomen, the massage releases oxytocins, balances hormone levels and regulates the period.
- Regulates the menstrual cycle – By moving any stagnation in the womb, it helps to ease PMS symptoms that can lead to pain-free periods and a more regular cycle. A lot of time is spent moving the stagnant energy or blood, for example, to aid blood flow to the uterus. The massage helps clear congested, stagnant blood, such as in the case of endometriosis.
- Reduces pain – Womb massage helps to reduce painful periods as it releases endorphins by gentle and non-invasive aligning of the muscles and ligaments into an optimal healthy position.
- Reduce scar tissue – Womb massage helps to break up scar tissue and adhesion’s from Cesarean sections, pelvic issues and abdominal surgery. The removal of adhesion’s is really effective in providing a non-intrusive therapy for blocked Fallopian tubes as well as with endometriosis.
- Move stagnation in the abdomen – This wonderful relaxing massage helps to move any sluggishness in the abdomen and improves blood circulation and flow, not just to the womb area, but all the surrounding organs in the abdominal cavity: the liver, spleen, intestine, bowels, uterus and ovaries. Chinese medicine says that all the organs need to function in synergy to support each other and, when one organ is out of sync; it impacts other organs in the body by either draining or over-bearing another organ.
- Reduce stress level – If you are under great impact of stress, this throws your hormones out of balance. Massage creates relaxation and releases oxytocins and helps you to relax. Massage will also relieve stress in your digestive tract and stomach area and encourage harmony within. Regular self-care helps you to connect with your body, maintaining the relaxation level for longer.
When to avoid a Womb Massage
- During your menstrual cycle
- If you have IUD
- You are trying to conceive and it is post ovulation
- In the first trimester of pregnancy
- Within six weeks post vaginal birth or three months post Cesarean birth
Credit for the majority of this article is given to: https://www.fertilityhelphub.com/blog/womb-massage-benefits and www.natureheals.co.uk