Shirodhara is a part of Ayurveda therapy, which involves poorly pouring liquids above the forehead and it can be a part of the steps which are involved in Panchakarma. Shirodhara is derived from a Sanskrit word, 'Shiro' which means 'Head' and 'Dhara' which means 'Flow'. The liquids which are used in the treatment of Shirodhara totally depend on the treatment you have chosen. Liquids that are used in Shirodhara are- coconut water, oil, butter, plain water, milk, or even buttermilk.
Shirodhara is broadly used to treat different condition that can be- insomnia, eye disease, hear impairment, sinusitis, memory loss, vertigo, allergic rhinitis, Meniere's disease, neurological disorders, graying of hair, tinnitus and different types of skin disorders such as Psoriasis . Shirodhara are also used at spas so that the customer can get relaxed.
These are some of the specialized versions of Shirodhara which is also known as-Thakradhara, Ksheeradhara, Jaladhara and Taidhara.
This treatment, which is a part of Panchakarma includes the complete decontamination of the body and abolishing the toxins presented on the head by lightly pouring the medicated liquid above the forehead.
Shirodhara is an astonishing, idiosyncratic body therapy from earlier mythology which is known as Ayurveda. Which means, the treatment that has been used will instantly or permanently relaxes, calms and has a purifying effect on the nerves and the mind of the person.
Shirodhara is the best therapy for a compromised nervous system. Shirodhara helps to mitigate the symptoms of stress, hypertension, anxiety and fatigue. It also mitigates fear, worry, headache and tension along with the depression. Shirodhara synchronize your mood and provide the feeling of relaxation and pleasure.
The most common issue that is faced by people throughout the world is 'Hair Loss'. Hair loss ascribed due to stressful and hectic lifestyle. Surplus consumption of junk food and intake of food which lacks vitamins, nutrients and minerals also leads to hair loss. According to the research of Ayurveda, excess amount of Toxins and Pitta Dosha in the body can also lead to hair loss. The origin of Pitta Dosha can be categorized as given below-
* Intake of fried food, oily food, meat and spicy food.
* High consumption of tea, coffee and alcohol
* Excess of smoking
* Consumption of high quantity of medicines
* Chronic diseases
* Imbalance of hormones
According to the research of Ayurveda, the important elements that will help you regulate hair loss are-
1. Body type
2. Stability of the regs of the mind-body
These were some of the basic information regarding Shirodhara. At different spas while providing Shirodhara therapy they generally use table so the customer do not get pissed off.