Shir means Head, and Dhara means to
pour. That means to pour something on head especially on the third eye.
It may be anything liquid as described in our old Ayurvedic texts. So
Shirodhara means a purifying and detoxification technique used to manage
physical and mental exertion and fatigue. 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 rythmatically allowing the
oil to run through the scalp and into the hair.
Content used in Shirodhara :
The content used for Shirodhara massage may
be oil, ghee, decoction, milk, buttermilk, almond oil or coconut water.
Benefits of Shirodhara :
Peripheral or Vascular Headache
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Drugs De addiction
High blood pressure
In our centre at Ayurveda Yogashram Amritsar & Gurgaon India, we
perform ayurveda shirodhara after pulse diagnosis. Our team of doctors then
decide what material should be used for Shirodhara. We do this process
for 40 to 60 minutes according to the disease.