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Shirodhara is an amazing, unique body therapy from the ancient natural medical system Ayurveda. Shirodhara is a form of Ayurveda therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead and can be one of the steps involved in Panchakarma. The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiro (head) and dhara (flow). The liquids used in shirodhara depend on what is being treated, but can include oil, milk, buttermilk, coconut water, or even plain water.
This blissful Shirodhara Ayurvedic therapy quietens the mind, alleviates anxiety and heightens awareness and is particularly effective for insomnia treatment, headaches and stress treatment. It also improves hair condition. The gentle pressure and soothing warmth of the oil allow the body, mind and nervous system to experience a deep state of rest, similar to meditation. Shirodhara treatment can help relieve symptoms of anxiety, stress, fatigue and hypertension. It relieves tension, worry, fear and headache as well as depression. It regulates mood and gives feelings of pleasure and relaxation. Shirodhara is beneficial in all diseases of forehead, head or nervous system.
The medicated liquids and oils used in the process help relax the body and mind by removing harmful toxins accumulated in body and helps in relaxation.
The oil which is poured onto the head flows to all the other areas of the body. This helps increase energy in the body, and makes people feel fitter and more active.
The flow of oil on scalp, temples and hair can help cure hair loss problems. Regular use of oils can make hair follicles stronger & encourage growth of new hair.
This method assists nutrients from oils to freely flow to the brain, which assists in healing the body from deep within. Shirodhara helps to calm the mind and helps to get a sound sleep.
In naturopathy in India, sleeplessness is cured with this method. Mahamash and Mahanarayan oils and medicated liquids calm the mind and stabilize the nervous system.
Shirodhara is a good relaxation technique used in ayurveda, which can also help to cope with a headache and migraine. It has positive effects on moods and reduces stress.
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