The flow of warm liquid on the forehead, which can be oil, milk, whey or other medicinal formulas that flows continuously on the forehead, providing deep physical and mental relaxation, emotional balance and mental clarity.
Shiro = Head - Dhara = medicated flowing liquid
Some indications of Shirodhara
- relieves stress, panic, anxiety, depression
- treats insomnia and sleep disorders
- speech disorders
- recovers memory and concentration
- revitalizes the central nervous system
Recent research shows that this therapy induces vasodilation in the brain, allowing increased flow of oxygen and nutrition of nervous system.