A truly blissful experience Shirodhara is a beautiful and deeply relaxing Ancient Ayurvedic therapy that involves gently pouring warm, medicated oil over the forehead . The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiro (head) and dhara (flow). The gentle pressure and soothing warmth of the oil along with a deeply relaxing face, head and neck massage allow the body, mind and nervous system to experience a deep state of rest, similar to meditation.
What does Shirodhara treatment Involve?
Warm medicated oil is rhythmically poured in a continuous stream across the sensitive nerve junctions of the forehead and scalp allowing you to drop into a place of tranquillity triggering a self-healing response. The pressure of the oil onto the forehead creates a vibration that cultivates optimal flow of energy throughout the body. The oil saturates the forehead and scalp and penetrates into the nervous system..
Three (or more) consecutive treatments are recommended, but benefit can be obtained from single therapy.
What does Shirodhara treat?
Hormonal imbalances, disorders of the nervous system, nervous exhaustion, stress and anxiety. This treatment will also give your skin a beautiful natural glow as well as lustrous, healthy hair, it can also prevent greying or balding hair.
Shirodara was traditionally used for its ability to awaken spirituality and intuition by stimulating the ajna chakra or “third eye”, which in Ayurveda is believed to be the seat of human consciousness, healing and spirituality.
Shirodhara is a traditional therapy that can be used to alleviate stress, anxiety, nervousness and insomnia. Duration is 1hr, 3 consecutive appointments recommended but you will benefit from one