- stimulating metabolism
- stimulating blood-and lymphatic circulation
- relaxing muscles and joints.
It is prohibited to apply in case of:
- fevered and infectious diseases, malignant disease,
- leg with varicose veins or vasoconstriction, thrombosis,
- skin-diseases, erysipelas, anthrax, inflamed skin surface, fungus infection of large surfaces,
- vascular disorders, high blood-pressure,
- first and second day of menses, endangered pregnancy,
- alcohol or drug-fiend state.
Hands of the masseur have to be smooth, warm, groomed and trained. The masseur should be well-qualified.