Sirodhara is one of the most Popular Ayurvedic Therapies in India that has greatly benefited those who have had the opportunity to undergo them.Hailing from the words ‘Siro’ meaning ‘head’ and ‘Dhara’, the meaning of Sirodhara is not hard to comprehend.
In the ayurvedic therapy of Shirodhara, liquid containing ingredients like herbal oils, medicated milk, and medicated butter milk are applied on the forehead of the individual in a certain manner by making him/her lie down in a reclining position. The ingredients are allowed to settle for approximately 40 minutes and the process is repeated for a period of 7 to 21 days which varies from one person to another.
The treatment of Siradhara has proved to be extremely effective is mainly for the following ailments:
- Lapse of memory
- Mental tension
- Mental Depression
- Skin diseases of certain kind
In addition to curing the ailments mentioned above, the Sirodhara also enhances the mental ability of the individual.
The ayurvedic therapies in India have proved to be extremely effective over the years. It is these treatments that are drawing tourists from all parts of the world in large numbers to the various Resorts in many parts of India.