The lymphatic system has a vital role in maintaining good health – it delivers nutrients to the cells and carries away excess water and toxins. It is located just beneath the skin.
During massage clients are unclothed beneath a towel. Only the area of the body being worked on is uncovered.
This Spanish video gives a good demonstration of manual lymphatic drainage.
Conditions helped include:
- Allergies, sinus problems and catarrh
- Aches and pains caused by arthritis
- Oedema and fatty lumps
- ME (chronic fatigue syndrome)
- Weak immune system
It also supports the immune system and helps the body heal from surgery.
Benedetta Gaetani d’Aragona has completed advanced training in manual lymphatic drainage.
Other specialist therapies:
Benedetta practices from her relaxed and comfortable rooms in the leafy Hermitage area of Morningside, Edinburgh.