Shirodhara (Shiro – Head, Dhara – Flow) is considered as the most divine of all Ayurvedic therapies. It is an ancient Ayurvedic healing practice performed in India for over 5,000 years. In this wonderful body detox program with relaxation process, the scalp and forehead is caressed with a thin stream of medicated lukewarm oil. Shirodhara treatment is extremely relaxing, rejuvenating and enhances the functioning of the central nervous system. It can be used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, and memory loss. This is one of the most divine therapies which helps in awakening your body’s intuitive knowledge.
Shirodhara is proves to be extremely beneficial for people suffering from Vata and Pitta imbalance. When Vata is out of balance, it exhibits as fear, insecurity, worry or racing thoughts & when there is a Pitta imbalance, it is e exhibited as anger, irritability, frustration or judgment. The action and qualities of the liquid used in Shirodhara counters the qualities of the out of balance doshas. It soothes, nourishes and pacifies the doshas through the application of the liquid to the forehead, scalp and nervous system.