This treatment is far more pleasant than it sounds. Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) helps to rid the body of toxins and excess lymph by stimulating the body's lymphatic system using specific massage techniques.
The lymphatic system is a vital part of our immune system. Part of its function is to drain, transport, filter and remove broken down foreign substances and waste from our tissue.
This gentle, rhythmical, precise, massage-like technique gently moves lymph towards the lymph nodes, where the body can dispose of the waste more easily. The technique is also effective in releasing blockages of lymph flow, which can cause oedema (swelling of the tissues).
Other benefits of the treatment are said to include clearer skin, a better immune system and boosted vitality.