Shirodhara is traditionally used to calm the nerves, harmonize Vata constitutions, balance all kinds of mind imbalances, restore the nerves, release stored emotions, and purify the mind. In Ayurvedic Medicine, it is considered an important tool in the pursuit of higher states of consciousness. Shirodhara has been traditionally shown to help with fatigue, mental exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, some mental disorders, headache, excessive thinking, nervousness, and many other conditions commonly affecting Americans in today's active lifestyle.
Most people will commonly notice many of the following after Shirodhara: reduction in stress, reduction in excessive thinking, calming of the emotions, release of negative emotions, improved sleep, improvement in insomnia, vivid dreaming, muscle relaxation, improvement in mood, centeredness, a reduction in anxiety, alleviation of mental anguish, and a temporary blissful state. Many people experience profound levels of insight and emotional healing after Shirodhara. In essence, it calms the body, mind, and spirit.
It is an amazing effective treatment for balancing the Vata dosha and the mind in general. It works on the cerebral system, helps in relaxing the nervous system and balancing the Prana vayu around the head. It improves the function of the five senses, helps in insomnia, stress, anxiety, and depression, hair loss, and fatigue, and makes one calm and fresh.
Dhara is performed on patients as an effective nervine tonic and as a remedy for psychosomatic disorders. In this process, some herbal oils, medicated milk, medicated butter milk etc., are poured on the forehead in a special method for about 45 minutes. Indicated for neurological diseases, insomnia, depression, chronic head-aches, sleeplessness and burning sensation in the head.
We recommend a course of 7 to 28 days to experience full benefit.