The Thai Herbal Compress has possessed several potential health benefits including deep relaxation, stress and fatigue relief, emotional and physical well-being uplifts as well as improving circulation of blood and lymphatic drainage system and nurturing the internal organs.
This Ancient healing wisdom from Thailand will melt your stress and tension. Allowing organic wild tumeric, Kaffir lime peels, Lemongrass, Calamus Root, tamarind leaf, bauhinia, Acacia, Orange Peel, Patchouli and Camphor to relax your body and mind. Theses herbs in the compress possess properties that are anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent and antioxidant. They are used to address sprains, bruises and sore muscles, cleanse and heal the skin by promoting cell growth.
Thai Herbal Compress packages at Prani glow day spa:
Organic Thai Herbal Compress with organic oil massage – 1 hr 15 min or 1 hr 30 min session
A selection of therapeutic/healing herbs, based on ancient Thai recipes, are wrapped in a muslin compress, steamed and applied to the body in gentle pressing, circular and rolling movements- alternately with wellness massage. The herbal compress is a fabulous way of preparing the musculature of the body for deep tissue work.
Siam Revitalising Ritual – 3 hr session
Starting your ritual with Thai-inspired foot massage; soaking and exfoliating your feet in warm water, sea salt, essential oil and then heavenly foot massage.
Followed by steamed Thai herbal compress, the Ancient healing wisdom from Thailand to melt your stress and tension. Herbal compress is fantastic for reducing inflammation as well as improving your sleep and maintain healthy skin. Complete your paradise with a facial treatment.
- A 90 minute Prani glow’s signature massage with organic Thai herbal compress balls
- Organic Facial revival treatment
- Thai-inspired Foot treatment – soak, exfoliate and massage
- Light refreshment for mid afternoon session
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Key organic herbs we use in our Thai herbal compress:
Plai – ( Zingiber cassumunar Roxb., synonymous with Zingiber purpureum Roscoe) is the most important ingredienyts in Thai herbal compress. It has long been regarded by Thai massage therapists as one of those necessary herbal oil and raw compounds to have in their kit to relieve joint and muscle problems. Plai is of the same family as ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) but has different properties and more intense actions.
Native to Thailand, Indonesia and India, a pale amber sun dried powder comes from the fresh rhizome. It has a cool, green peppery aroma with a touch of bite. The main active chemical constituents of the oil are sabinene (27-34%), g-terpinene (6-8%), a-terpinene (4-5%), terpinen-4-ol (30-35%), and (E)-1-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)butadiene (DMPBD) (12-19%).
Plai is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and great for healing massage treatment for sprains and strains, torn muscles and ligaments. It is also one of the best herbal treatments for arthritis and rheumatism and has powerful analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that are beneficial for injuries and post-operative pain and inflammation. Its powerful healing properties are reported to ease pain for several hours. It can be applied directly to the skin if treating areas of severe pain or inflammation that are close to the surface of the skin.
Camphor – is stimulating the brain, heart and circulation but relieves mental and emotional stress, anxiety and insomnia. When inhaled it is good for sinuses and respiration. Used in compresses it soothes sore muscles and arthritis, and treats nervous system disorders such as multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia.
Kaffir Lime peels – is uplifting, anti-depressant, anti-imflammatory and anti-oxidant. It can also help to detoxify blood!
Lemongrass – is soothing yet invigorating, helping with clearing the head and uplifting the mind.
Turmeric – one of the key ingredients in healing, used internally for circulatory and digestive problems. It is also natural moisturizer and antiseptic popular for skin treatments.
Patchouli – is anti-depressant, anti-phlogistic, anti-septic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative and tonic substance.