SHIRODHARA (60 minutes)
Shirodhara is a classic Ayurvedic therapy that includes gently pouring of warm herbal oil/ decoction/medicated milk or buttermilk etc on the forehead in continuous stream. It is both curative and preventive therapy for the body and mind related ailments. Shirodhara first begin with abhyangam (Ayurvedic body massage) then pouring of about 2 litres luke warm oil or other liquid as suitable continuously as a stream on to the forehead in an oscillating manner. The duration of Shirodhara may extend from 30 to 60 minutes depending on the condition of the patient. This stimulates the chakra point just above and between the eyebrows (3rd Eye) which is said to be the seat of human consciousness. As the oil strokes the third eye, it has a balancing effect on the deepest recesses of the brain, stimulating the endocrine system, the pituitary and pineal glands (for hormonal upsets) and pleasure neurotransmitters (for depression or emotional insecurity). Gentle massage on head accompanies with the entire process.
Shirodhara treats verity of illness like eye diseases, sinusitis, hair fall and premature graying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo and certain skin disease like psoriasis. More importantly sirodhara relaxes Mind, promotes better sleep, improve concentration and brighten memory, improve brain blood circulation, and cure stress insomnia, anxiety, hypertension, nerve disorders associated with brain, etc