Lymph Drainage Massage

Lymph drainage massage is a slow rhythmic massage, which follows the path of the lymphatic system of the body. It aims to eliminate waste more efficiently, reduce swelling and improve skin texture.


Lymph drainage massage - a therapeutic massage treatment that uses very light pressure and long, gentle strokes to increase lymphatic flow and get rid of toxins in your body.


What is lymph?

Lymph is a clear, yellowish fluid that flows around your body, carrying white blood cells and antibodies to your tissues and organs. Lymph is essential to your immune system and help you fight infection.


It's a fact that we dump toxins into our bodies every day, most commonly:


  • Eating fatty foods
  • Eating too much sugar
  • Living in polluted towns / cities
  • Drinking excess alcohol


Your lymphatic system's job is to flush all the toxins away, and keep you healthy.


Lymphatic drainage massage boosts the flow of lymph around your body, refreshing your immune system and flushing out toxins.


Because the lymphatic system is so important to keeping your immune system working properly, improving its flow and drainage around the body can benefit you in many ways. Lymphatic drainage massage can have a profound effect on your general health:


Preparing for a lymph drainage massage

As with any treatment, the treatment is most beneficial if you prepare and allow yourself plenty of time both before and after the treatment.


It's a good idea to give yourself plenty of time either side of the massage, so that you don't feel rushed.



You should always tell your therapist in advance about any of the following as this may affect the kind of treatment you receive:


  • Have any broken skin or sores on your scalp
  • Are, or think you might be, pregnant
  • Have any medical conditions or are receiving any treatment or medication
  • Have recently had an injury or operation
  • Are allergic to anything, particularly skin allergies


Before any massage treatment, avoid large meals or alcohol. It's also a good to drink plenty of water, which will help your body to flush the toxins out of your body.


What to expect from lymph drainage massage

This massage treatment takes place in a heated room as warmth is an important factor in increasing lymphatic flow. Also the warmth helps to relax you.


Lymph drainage massage is given on a massage table, and you will be draped in discreetly-placed towels. The therapist will generally work their way up from your feet unless any specialist requirements are being adhered to.


Lymph drainage massage uses very light pressure, as well as long, gentle, rhythmic strokes and soft pumping movements in the direction of the lymph nodes (the main lymph nodes are situated in the neck, armpits, and groin). Our full body lymph drainage massage last for 1 hour and 15 mins.



Lymph drainage can leave you feeling exhausted and also leave you really thirsty, so ensure you have plenty of fresh water to hand and to acheive maximum benefit, please book this treatment on a day when you can relax afterwards.


Lymphatic drainage is about flushing out your system. You can aid lymphatic drainage by drinking plenty of water every day.




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