Sirodhara is a technique of Kerala Ayurveda massage, mostly it will use for the head related problem. This massage is a unique treatment where medicated milk will be used.
What is Sirodhara?
The word “Sirodhara” is made of two terms – Siro which means head and Dhara which means flow. In this Ayurveda treatment medicated oils, milk or buttermilk are poured on the forehead in a special way. The most common method is used with medicated oils. This makes the person feel relaxed. It is also the treatment for persons with mental tribulations. Sirodhara is a proven therapy for the treatment of different types of Hair loss.
Sirodhara ayurvedic treatment sharpens the sense organs, is beneficial for diseases linked with head, eyes, neck, ears, throat and other parts of the head.
What is the Sirodhara Procedure ?
After giving a good head massage herbal oil is poured in an uninterrupted flow from a hanging vessel to the forehead and scalp. The treatments start with oil application on head and body. Then a cloth piece is tied around the patients forehead to protect oil from dripping to the eyes. Patient is made to lie on the treatment table on his back and tip of the wick hanging from the Dhara pot which is a clay pot . Then medicated oil is poured into the Dhara pot after heating to mild warm condition. The flow is adjusted to make it straight and this is allowed to fall on patients forehead and this is continued for the specific duration. Oil massage is given to the patient along with Dhara.
Duration of the treatment is about 45 minutes to one hour.
What are the indications of Sirodhara – whom Sirodhara is advised ?
Insanity, Insomnia, Diseases of the head, eye, ear, and mouth.
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