Practiced for more than 5,000 years, Shirodhara oil therapy is based on the ancient principles of Ayurveda.The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiro (head) and dhara (flow). It involves the warm and consistent flow of aromatic oils on the forehead, specifically on the “third eye.”
The oils flow over the scalp and through the hair, creating a blissful sensation.
Shirodhara has a profound impact on the nervous system. That means, the treatment directly and immediately calms, relaxes and has a cleansing effect on the mind and nerves.
Shirodhara has been used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, allergies, greying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia and so on.