Shirodhara

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Shirodhara treatment at Ayush Ayurveda Singapore is one of the most popular ayurvedic therapies. It is used to treat a number of ailments. When this treatment is done correctly, by skilled ayurvedic professionals, it helps manage a variety of conditions. At Ayush Ayurvedic Singapore, the therapy is done with utmost care, ensuring that all the patient’s needs are met. Shirodhara targets the body and mind, providing a holistic healing effect. It is very effective and can be done on a regular basis as per the recommendation of an ayurvedic doctor.

What makes Ayush Ayurveda Singapore the best place to experience Shirodhara? Here, the doctors and practitioners are experienced and educated in the authentic practice of Ayurveda. Their expertise in assessing the patient’s condition, diet, lifestyle, dosha type and so on is beyond par. Depending on the nature of the disorder, the right frequency of Shirodhara is advised by them at Ayush Ayurvedic Singapore.

Shirodhara can be done along with or followed by Abhyangam to see great health benefits. In addition to the therapy itself, the doctors at Ayush Ayurvedic Singapore ensure that the patient follows ayurvedic diet and lifestyle. This will improve the efficiency of the treatment and help heal the body from within.

Shirodhara is derived from the Sanskrit words “Shiro” which means head and “dhara” which means flow. Accordingly, the therapy involves pouring of oil, milk or herbal formations in oil over the head. Shirodhara thus done, has multi-faceted benefits. In this therapy, the ayurvedic professional chooses an oil depending on the dosha of the patient. Other factors such as climate, ailment to be treated, are also taken into consideration while choosing the oil. In some cases, herbs are steeped in the oil before usage. Sesame oil is a popular choice for Shirodhara. The oil is warmed and poured into a pot which is suspended over the patient’s forehead. The pot has a small opening to allow the oil to flow in a regulated stream over the patient’s head. Once the flow/stream has been opened, the pot is allowed to oscillate from side to side while pouring oil over the patient’s forehead. Care is taken to ensure that the oil remains warm during the entire duration of the treatment. This is accompanied by a calming head massage.

The oil seeps into the head and opens up the blood vessels leading to the brain. Ayurveda believes that a large number of nerve endings are situated in the forehead region. Shirodhara stimulates these nerves, and also the pituitary gland. Regular Shirodhara can help with insomnia, stress and anxiety. It is the perfect treatment for the fast-paced world of today.  When combined with other ayurvedic therapies, it can provide great relief to the mind and body. It is a simple treatment with a powerful healing effect.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Helps relieve stress and anxiety.
  • Treats insomnia and restlessness.
  • Reduces possibility of hypertension.
  • Promotes better blood circulation.
  • Soothes the mind.
  • Stimulates the nervous system.
  • Helps treat sinusitis.
  • Cools the entire body.
  • Pacifies vata dosha.
  • Helps maintain good vision and eyesight.
  • Reduces occurrence of Migraines and headaches.
  • Boosts concentration and cognitive ability.
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