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Shirodhara

Pizhichil
Pizhichil
February 19, 2019
Shirovasthi
Shirovasthi
February 19, 2019

A therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead. A thin uninterrupted stream of medicated herbal oils or milk or buttermilk is made to fall on the forehead in a special manner for about 45 minutes in a day for a period of 7 to 14 days Shirodhara has been used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, greying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo, Ménière’s disease and certain types of skin diseases like psoriasis. There are specialized forms of shirodhara called thyladhara, ksheeradhara, thakradhara and jaladhara.

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