Massage has the very much same effects on the system as the cold water treatment. - Henry Lindlahr- father of naturopathy
Massage is generally defined as manipulation of soft tissue, whereas massage therapy is defined as systemic application of massage. Massage therapy to include the systemic manual manipulation of soft tissue such as muscle, fascia, and body fluids to and body to enhance health and well-being
It helps to eliminate morbid matter and increase blood circulation.
Morbidity → accumulates within the tissues and clogs the capillaries → interferes / prevents the normal activity of the organs of elimination.