The word "shiro" means head and the word "dhara" means stream. This beautiful, deeply relaxing treatment involves pouring a stream of warm oil over the forehead.
Shirodhara is a powerful treatment for relieving mental stress and nervous tension
The oil has been chosen according to the client’s dosha.
The oil is poured slowly in a steady stream from a freestanding or hand-held vessel directly above client forehead. For 15-30 minutes,
Client lulled into a tranquil state of well-being and peaceful meditation, as the oil caresses client skin and hair as it wends
its way down and into another vessel below client head.
Shirodhara has been used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, greying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo, and
certain types of skin diseases like psoriasis. It is also used non-medicinally at spas for its relaxing properties.