1. Introduction : What is Health. - Therapeutical Necessities, - Classification of Therapies.
2. Snehana or Oleation Therapy Classification of Ayurvedic Therapies.
3. Regular Massage : Jara or Ageing Process, - Srama or Fatigue, - Vata Roga or Nervous Disorders, - Drsti or Eye-sight, - Posit or Nourishment of the tissue Elements, - Ayus or Longevity, - Svapna or Sleep, - Dardhya or Sturdiness, - Metaphoric Illustrations, - Massage should be Done Regularly, - Time of Oil Massage, - Massage and Physical exercises, - Auspicious Days,' - Inauspicious days, - Massage in Prohibited Days, - Signs and symptoms of Appropriate Oleation Therapy, - Contra-indications, - Modes of Administering Massage Therapy, - Massage Over the Wholes or Parts of the body.
4. Head Massage (Sirobhyanga).
5. Filling the Ears with Oil (Kama Purana).
6. Massage Over the Soles of feet (Padabhyanga) Time Taken to Permeate Through Different Tissues, - Other Methods of Massage.
7. Udvartana or Unction Benefits of Udvartana, - Recipe for Udvartana.
8. Udgharsana or Rubbing the Body with Powders.
9. Different Types of Fat Used in Massage Therapy Properties of Different Types of Fat, - ghee, - oil, - muscle fat, - bone marrow, - comparison of Properties, - Oil of Oil-Seeds, - Properties of Sesame-Oil, - Different Types of Oil Used for Different Specific Purposes.
10. Special Massage Therapies.
11. Pindasveda or Navarakizhi : Preparation of Decoction and Pudding, Cloth-Pieces, - Preparation of Boluses, - Application of oil, - Need for oil Massage, - Protection of Eyes, - Massage Table, - Position of Body, - Bath, - Course of Therapy.
12. Kayaseka or Pizhichil.
13. Sirodhara or Pouring Oil Etc., Over the Head.
14. Taila Dhara : Manufacture of Medicated Oil.
15. Dugdha Dhara.
16. Takra Dhara.
17. Sirobasti (Oleation of the Head) : Method of Administration, - Therapeutic Utility.
18. Precautions and Regimens : Preparation of the Patient, - Water for Drinking and Bath, - Conduct and Regimens, - Diet, - Importance of Proper Bowel Movement, - Drinks, Sleep, - Clothing, - Exercise, - Study, - Fresh Air, - Friends and Attendants, - Bath, - Other Regimens, - Suitable Time, - Course of Treatment, - Suppression of Natural Urges (Vega-rodha).