The word Shirodhara is comes from two Sanskrit words, Shiro (head) and Dhara (flow). Shirodhara is pouring of lukewarm medicated oil / Takra (medicated buttermilk)/ medicated milk uninterruptedly onto the forehead. The pouring of lukewarm oil / liquid is in specific patterns .
It lasts for 45- 60 minutes. Above all, shirodhara gives wonderful results in stimulating the nervous system. This calms the entire body system, triggers healing and restores health.
This treatment is particularly effective in nervous disorders, headaches, migraine, paralysis, insomnia, depression, anxiety, stress etc. It increases circulation to the brain, soothes the senses and calms the mind.
Shirodhara treatment can be given in both: to a sufferer and even in healthy individual for the purpose of relaxation. As shirodhara is undoubtedly a soothing and relaxing therapy, which heals and treat mind, soul and body.
Benefits of Shirodhara treatment:
- Given to both – healthy and diseased
- General relaxation
- Revitalize the nervous system
- Strengthens sensory organs
- Improves concentration
- Induces sound sleep
- Cures disease like : insomnia, stress, anxiety, autism, hyperactivity in children, hypertension, paralysis, neurological conditions, memory loss, graying of hairs, hair-fall and many others.