Ayurveda speaks about the 3 cardinal signs of health: good sleep, good appetite/digestion, good immunity.
Shirodhara is a practical method to restore the nervous system to its optimal functioning. It is one of the best therapies used to settle the mind. It improves the function of the overall nervous system which regulates sleep patterns.
Warm oil poured on the forehead is one of the most divine, relaxing therapies one can experience. ‘Shiro’ means head, and ‘dhara’ means steady flow. When people get up from this therapy, a healthy glow radiates from their eyes, and skin. People look years younger. Eyes gleam with tranquility while the lips wear a smile of serenity. Shirodhara helps with conditions of the head and the mind. It restores neck, eye, ear, nose, throat and nervous system imbalances. It also relieves insomnia, asthma, ulcers, rheumatism etc., and it is used to heal difficult diseases like diabetes, epilepsy and schizophrenia.
It’s a very simple and relaxing therapy, warm oil is poured on the forehead. It’s a divine and relaxing method – a great rejuvenating therapy that gives a healthy glow, radiates from skin. This therapy is meant for ‘Shodhana’- the eradication of the basic cause of the disease. ‘Shodhana’ or purification therapy is not only meant for elimination of disease-causing toxins but also to replenish the tissues with nourishment. Rejuvenate literally means ‘to make young again’.
Shirodhara is meant for eliminating diseases of head and Vata disorders affecting neck, eyes, ears, nose and nervous system. It helps to overcome stress and its ill effects on nervous system; It helps to relieve insomnia, tension, anxiety, chronic headaches and gives mental relaxation;
- Stimulates the ‘bliss’ hormone
- Stress management
- Reduces or alleviates headaches
- Reduces or alleviates depression
- Reduces or alleviates anxiety
- Pacifies emotional disturbances
- Promotes a calm face, eyes and smile
- Endows a person with sound sleep