Shirodhara Treatment Ayur Healing


Shirodhara term comes from the Sanskrit words, Shiro-means Head and Dhara-means Flow. Shirodhara is a form of Ayurveda therapy that involves gently pouring warm liquids over the forehead. It is the process in which medicated oil, milk, Kwatha is poured in a continuous stream of drip on the forehead in a specific manner and height. It is a procedure in which Snehan is applied in head or it is a procedure wherein involves gently pouring liquids over of the forehead. Shirodhara is indicated for psychosomatic disorders and neurological disorders etc. These disorders are not only the diseased condition but also affect the quality of life and cause anxiety, depression and work ability is decreased. In Ayurveda human body is compared to an inverted tree where the head is the main part of the body and other organ are its branches . So the head controls every system, hence application of medicine in the form of Shirodhara, on the head can cure many disease of different parts of the body. Classically Shirodhara is advised for many diseases like Headache, Daha (burning sensation), Paka (Abscess), Vrana (Wound), Arunsika (Boils) etc. It also indicated in Ardhavbhedak (Migraine) , Suryavarta (Type of headache) . By performing this procedure one can achieve all the benefits in dermatological condition of scalp as well as psychological disorders. It can also be performed in painful conditions or ulcerations of the scalp also.