Shiro means head and dhara means flow. Shirodhara massage involves liquids by pouring gently over the forehead, more specifically, Specified as the “third eye”. Chakra is the point above and between the eyebrows is said to be the seat of human consciousness. The fluids used in Shirodhara massage may include oil,coconut milk,butter,milk,or even normal water, according to the different treatments for different benefits.
Shirodhara massage is used to treat various diseases, including Meniere’s disease,graying of hair,sinusitis,neurological disorders,memory loss,insomnia,hearing problems,vertigo,allergic rhinitis,tinnitus,eye diseases,and skin diseases such as psoriasis.Now a days, Shirodhara massage is mostly used in spas for its relaxing properties is mostly used non-medicinally. The person who wants shirodhara massage is made to lie on his/her head facing towards a metal bottle above the face.A slow current peak of the oil that flows gently on the forehead. It has an incredible quality of care to relieve stress and tension of mind and body.
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