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Shirodhara

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

• Polio
• Paralysis
• Autism
• ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)
• Peripheral or Vascular Headache
• Migraine
• Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
• Stress management
• Exam phobia
• Psychological problems
• Neurological conditions
• Depression
• Anxiety Neurosis
• Drugs De addiction
• Hair fall
• High blood pressure

Herbs Used For The Therapy

Virechan therapy aims at cleansing the sweat glands, small intestine, colon, kidneys, stomach, liver and spleen. A number of herbs are used for the treatment, which serve as laxative. Some of the herbs preferred by majority of Ayurvedic practitioners include senna, prune, bran, flaxseed husk, dandelion root and psyllium seed. Cow's milk, salt, castor oil, raisins and mango juice are also used for the treatment. When the laxatives are consumed by the patient, he/she is recommended to follow a restricted diet. This proves beneficial for the patient.