The Traditional Fertility Massage – A Podcast

photo credit from Flickr David Smith

Fertility massage also known as Maya massage is a therapeutic deep tissue massaging of the abdomen where the main intention is to increase circulation around the area. it is also said to boost fertility. It can also include the use of certain acupressure points around the feet, especially the inner and outer ankles, which correspond to the uterus, ovaries, and other reproductive organs.

This has been a common practice amongst women in different parts of the world mostly native Mexico, Africans and Chinese. it is traditionally believed to help hasten the possess of conception. When Dr Roosita Arvigo a Doctor of Naprapathy was interviewed, she said she was taught by Don Elijio Panti of San Antonio who has been practising Maya massage for several years and she was his student for 13 years until he passed on. Dr Rosita has now carried on with the Maya massage and introduced it into the modern-day practice. she wrote a book titled Rainforest Home Remedies: The Maya Way to Heal Your Body & Replenish Your Soul where she gave more insight about Maya massage.

Maya is a way to correct prolapsed or tipped uterus which can be caused by accidents and falls. Don Elijo Panti believes that a woman’s centre is her uterus and “If a woman’s uterus is out of balance, so is she.” this therapy however can go beyond women needs, it is also done on men and it is said to help relieve congestion aroung the prostrate gland to prevent it from swells and avoid impotence.

some of the said benefits of Fertility are:

  • For relieving the body of stress and stress hormones especially the uterus.
  • It helps to clean the body of toxins.
  • Helps to reposition the uterus.
  • Helps to enhance blood flow.
  • Helps with hormonal imbalance and irregular cycles.
  • Help reduce bloating.
  • Breaking down scar tissues.