Shirodhara massage is a classic Ayurvedic therapy, which includes pouring of warm herbal oil on the forehead in a continuous stream. Ayurvedic Shirodhara therapy is very effective in promoting sound sleep and reducing stress. Shirodhara treatment is one among the Bahiparimarjana chikitsa, or external treatments told in Ayurveda. The term Shirodhara comes from two words “Shira” meaning head and “Dhara” meaning stream.
Indication of Shirodhara
Shirodhara is beneficial in all diseases of forehead, head or nervous system. It is mainly indicated medically in following cases:
3. Cluster headache
4. Cerebral palsy
6. Insomnia (sleeplessness or difficulties in sleeping)
7. Eye diseases
8. Anxiety or neurosis
10. Memory loss
11. Graying of hairs
12. Ménière’s disease or Tinnitus (Ringing sensation in the ears)
13. Psychosomatic diseases
Shirodhara is beneficial for all types of psychological and mental disorders. It reduces stress by inducing relaxation and stimulating secretion of more serotonin in the brain. It produces sensations on the head, which pass through the superficial nerves to the brain and brings calmness and relaxation. This calmness and relaxation also results in secretion of more serotonin levels in the brain, which reduces mental stress and helps in depression.
Shirodhara for Relaxation
Shirodhara provides the greatest experience of relaxation and induces calming effects on the mind. You will surely feel a deep relaxation during the Shirodhara and vigor after the treatment.
Shirodhara for Migraine
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. Generally, mood changes and stress are also prodrome and triggers of migraine attack and may also lead to poor sleep. Shirodhara helps to calm the mind and helps to get a sound sleep and prevent migraine attacks.
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