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A Soothing Warm Lava Shells Massage

Oct 2023





Lava Shells are the world’s ­first self-heating massage tool. These eco-friendly massage tools require no electricity to heat up. They are 100% recycled, natural Tiger Clam Shells.



About the shells - Composed of Calcium Carbonate, these are genuine Tiger Clam Shells from the Philippines. The clams are collected by local free-divers, and the shells removed so the clam can be prepared for food. The shells were previously discarded as waste but, now local islanders are employed to sort through them looking for the right size, shape and symmetry. They are then sand polished so they are nice and smooth and bonded together. Because they are natural, they come in different shapes, sizes and thicknesses.


 Each shell is hand painted, replicating the beautiful luster and appearance of natural shells. The shells are smooth and non-porous so they cannot absorb bacteria, massage oils or dead skin cells. A patented, natural, biodegradable heat technology is incorporated into the Lava Shell which then emits heat, allowing therapists to provide a continuous and seamless warm body massage.


How do they work? -  Lava Shells are heated by single-use disposable sachets. The therapist inserts a sachet of algae, minerals and dried sea kelp into the shell, then adds an activator liquid. The chemical reaction between the activator and the "lava gel" sachet creates heat that can last up to a couple of hours.


Your therapist begins the treatment with an application of massage oil to help make the strokes smoother. They will then press the heated Lava Shells onto key points of your body to relax your muscles, before using the smooth part of the shells to massage your torso and limbs.


The therapist can use different areas of the Lava Shells to complement particular massage strokes. The knob on the back of the shell can be used to work away at tight knots. The smooth surface of the shell is ideal for applying gentle pressure to calves and arms, and you might also feel the therapist using the narrow edge of the Lava Shell to work around tense shoulder blades or between your toes.


Lava Shells can be used to treat a multitude of concerns -

Boost circulation of blood and lymph.
Soothe aches and pains.
Relief of painful arthritic joints.
Easing aching muscles and joints
Alleviating the suffering from IBS and bloating.
Removes toxins.
Reduce swelling and water retention.


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