A new body and face massage is gaining popularity in Chennai, India, the Lotus Crystal Massage. Rock crystals along with pure natural ingredients of rice, vertiver and turmeric are used as the medium to draw out negative energies from the body and to rejuvenate the psycho-physical system of an individual. According to Shibani, a beauty expert from the Anushka Saloon and Spa, the origin of the lotus crystal massage can be traced back to Bali and in concept works with the chakras centers in Ayurveda to balance the entire body. The conical shaped crystals energised by early morning sunrays or moonlight are left on the body for 20 mintes imparting the important trace elements into the skin. She claims that massaging the crystals on the chest, face, neck and hips is a specific pattern detoxifies the lymphatic system and helps to eliminate unwanted toxins. The Lotus Crystal Massage is said to help mental stresses as well as tone, soothe and relax muscles. The treatment is considered holistic in nature, costing around 3,000 rupees for a session and is a hit with the younger generation.