Shirodhara

           Shirodhara is a unique form of ancient therapy of pouring oil on the forehead from a specific height and for a specific period; continuously and in a rhythm with allowing the oil to run through the scalp and into the hair.

       It is one of the important and globally recognized as a stress relieving procedure of Ayurvedic system of medicine. It is not only used in disease of skin or hair but also used in psychic and psychosomatic conditions.

Shirodhara is an allied Panchakarma procedure, which has got worldwide popularity because of its simple administration and efficacy in variety of disorders. Pouring of liquid on head in Shirodhara is designed to relieve the psychological stress and mental fatigue. Acharya Vagbhata has considered it under the broad heading of Moordha Taila. He recommended it for the prevention of Khalitya, Palitya, etc. disorders. Shirodhara is a unique form of ancient therapy of pouring oil on the forehead from a specific height and for a specific period; continuously and in a rhythm with allowing the oil to run through the scalp and into the hair. It is one of the important and globally recognized as a stress relieving procedure of Ayurvedic system of medicine. It is not only used in disease of skin or hair but also used in psychic and psychosomatic conditions. Depending upon the drug components used for Shirodhara, it is known by different names viz. Jaladhara, Kwathadhara, Takradhara, Tailadhara and Kshiradhara Indications- Insomnia, Stress, Hair fall, Dandruff, Psychological illness, Hormonal imbalance, Migraine, tension headache, Psychosomatic disorders

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