"The Sanskrit word sneha means both “oil” and “love,” and the effects of abhyanga are similar to being saturated with love. Both experiences can give a deep feeling of stability, warmth and comfort. Sneha – oil and love – is sukshma, or “subtle.” This allows it to pass through minute channels in the body and penetrate deep layers of tissue."
And the HAIR benefits are...
"Benefits of applying oil to the scalp (murdha taila):
- Makes hair grow luxurious, thick, soft and glossy
- Soothes and invigorates the sense organs
- Helps reduce facial wrinkles"