SHIRODHARA – Oil Treatment for Head

Shirodhara, almost synonymous with Ayurveda, is the first picture that comes to mind when speaking about Ayurveda. Shirodhara is the treatment in which a medicated oil or decoction is continuously poured over the forehead in a rhythmic manner for a certain time period. Proper care is taken to maintain the temperature of the oil throughout the treatment. Shirodhara properly performed has the following benefits.

  • It’s the ultimate mental and relaxation therapy
  • Beneficial in correcting many conditions affecting head, sense organs.
  • Its also useful in conditions like – insomnia, schizophrenia, migraine, etc.
  • Useful in premature graying, hair loss, cracking of the hair and dryness of
    the scalp (dandruff)
  • Beneficial in epilepsy if used in conjunction with suitable medications.
  • Protects the sense organs and sharpens the senses.
  • Relieves stress and improves memory and other functions of brain.
  • Useful in rejuvenation and improves the overall sense well-being.