Shirodhara is part of Ayurvedic therapy, which involves lightly pouring liquids over the forehead and it can be part of the steps involved in panchakarma. Shirodhara is derived from a Sanskrit word, “Shiro” which means “head” and “Dhara” which means “flow”. The fluids that are used in the treatment of Shirodhara totally depend on the treatment you have chosen. The liquids used in Shirodhara are coconut water, oil, butter, plain water, milk, or even buttermilk.
Shirodhara is widely used to treat various conditions which may be: insomnia, eye diseases, hearing disorders, sinusitis, memory loss, dizziness, allergic rhinitis, Ménière’s disease, neurological disorders, graying of hair, tinnitus and different types of skin disorders such as psoriasis. Shirodhara are also used in spas so that the client can relax.
These are some of the specialized versions of Shirodhara, also known as Thakradhara, Ksheeradhara, Jaladhara, and Taidhara.
This treatment, which is part of Panchakarma, includes complete decontamination of the body and the removal of toxins presented on the head by lightly pouring the medicated liquid over the forehead.
Shirodhara is an amazing and idiosyncratic body therapy from earlier mythology known as Ayurveda. This means that the treatment that has been used instantly or quickly relaxes, calms and has a purifying effect on the nerves and mind of the person.
Shirodhara is the best therapy for a compromised nervous system. Shirodhara helps alleviate symptoms of stress, high blood pressure, anxiety, and fatigue. It also alleviates fear, worry, headaches and tension as well as depression. Shirodhara synchronizes your mood and provides a feeling of relaxation and pleasure.
The most common problem people face across the world is “hair loss”. Hair loss due to a stressful and hectic lifestyle. Excessive consumption of junk food and consumption of foods that lack vitamins, nutrients and minerals also leads to hair loss. According to Ayurveda research, too much toxins and Pitta Dosha in the body can lead to hair loss as well. The origin of Pitta Dosha can be classified as given below:
* Intake of fried foods, fatty foods, meat and spicy foods.
* High consumption of tea, coffee and alcohol
* Excess smoking
* Consumption of large quantities of drugs
* Chronic diseases
* Hormone imbalance
According to Ayurveda research, the important elements that will help you regulate hair loss are:
1. Body type
2. Stability of body-mind rules
These are some of the basic information about Shirodhara. In different spas while offering Shirodhara therapy, they usually use the table so that the client does not get upset.