10 Weirdest Massages Around The World

It’s very commonly known that massages can relieve stress, tension or increase your overall well being. But not only the usual types of the massages are the options for you to get relaxed. What about massaging using a snail, knife or an elephant? Check out some of the world’s most weirdest massages.

 Snail Facial Massage

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Spas in the Japan, Russia and UK offer the snail massage. It is believed this massage can be used to regeneration of the skin, eliminates wrinkles scars and burn marks.

 Face Slapping Massage

Normally slaps have been considered as a negative impression. But Thai spas have a treatment called face slapping treatment to remove wrinkles and thin faces. And they believe that it may reduce your age by 20 years.

Flame Massage

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An ancient Chinese treatment, A towel is soaked with alcohol and placed on the body in the winter season. They believe this can prevent them from the diseases such as flu and cold. And this is done to help open pores and soothe skins.

Elephant Massage

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The elephant has been trained to gently press his foot on the trainer’s back at a tourist park in Chiang Mai, Thailand. If you like You also can try this. Some use their front limbs to gently massage and others use their trunks to do it quicker.

 Cactus Massage

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It sounds painful but in Four Seasons resort in Mexico offers this service free from pain.  Thorns are pulled out and heated in warm water before the treatment. This will hydrate, detoxify and helps heal sunburns.

 Tickle Massage

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In the CosquilleArteSpa in Madrid, Spain offers tickling massage to decrease the stress of the clients. Like the children tickle others to tolerate them, Spa members tickle the clients using soft feathers in their back and other places to see how ticklish they are. Unlike the normal spas, They do it in the darkened room with the soft music to release the stress.

 Knife Massage

This ancient Chinese practice in Taiwan is only given to the people who are brave enough to handle this. The patient’s body is tapped with a sharp not flat knife to release the energy and helping blood flow.

 Snake massage

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A spa in Israel used 6 non-venomous snakes to massage you to relieve from muscle pain and soreness. If the snakes are bigger then the treatment will be deeper. In Indonesia they use pythons slithering on your back to create the fear which helps to metabolism.

 Venik Massage

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A Russian treatment involves hitting you with a bunch of heated twigs normally made up of birch, oak and eucalyptus which helps to exfoliate the skin.

 Gua Sha

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It is a traditional Chinese treatment in which the skin in scraped to produce light bruising. They use spoon , coin or similar tools to scrap the body.  They think it can release unhealthy elements from injured areas and simulates blood flow and healing.