Is a procedure in which the medicated oil stays on the head for the prescribed time. It is one among the moordhathailam
It is beneficial to do Sirovasthi after the proper purificatory procedure. But in cases where sodhana is not necessary, it can be done directly
It is indicated in anxiety, insomnia, neurological and psychosomatic diseases
Certain lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap fitted on the head and held for 15 to 60 minutes per day, according to the patient’s conditions for a period of 7 days. This treatment is highly effective for facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, severe headaches and other diseases of the head.
Degenerative disorders of brain
Post-traumatic for brain injuries
Certain skin conditions of the scalp
Burning sensation on the head
Diseases of the head
Cracking of the skin of the scalp & hair fall
Diseases of the eye due to weakness of nerves
Itching on the head
Insanity and other mental disorders
Dryness of the scalp
Benefits of Shirovasti:
Shirovasti stimulates specific points of the head and is quite effective in the treatment of brain disorders.
The therapy is effectively used for the treatment of diseases like sinusitis and eye diseases and also helps in improving complexion.
Shirovasti is very beneficial for hair growth and it also makes the hair roots healthy and thus making the hair strong, soft and shining.
Shirovasti is very effective in a case of many Vata, Pitta, Kapha diseases.
In addition to that, it is used for the treatment of various diseases like cervical Spondylosis, Numbness, Facial Paralysis, Dryness of Nose and Mouth, Cataract, Deafness, Earache, and Insomnia.