Abhyanga is the Ayurvedic practice of oil massage. This can be experienced as self-massage with oil or you can visit an Ayurvedic clinic or spa to receive a professional abhyanga from a trained practitioner. Abhyanga is one way that we show ourselves love and that we receive nourishment from the outside in. When you massage good quality oils into your skin, you calm your nervous system and Vata dosha, and protect your ojas (vigor and vitality). You may be wondering, what is the best oil for abhyanga? Let’s explore a few options!