Shirodhara is administered by gently and methodically pouring warm herbalized oil over the forehead, considered the “third eye” in the __ culture.
Shirodhara is a unique treatment wherein medicated oils are used to bathe the head. This technique involves applying the therapeutic oils in a concentrated stream for a fixed period of time. It is an effective therapy that promotes mental relaxation and is known to relieve symptoms of insomnia, stress, depression, and decreased mental agility.
Takradhara is a therapy which utilizes the same technique with the exception of using medicated buttermilk in lieu of medicated oil (sneha). This therapy is equally beneficial for improving mental health and acuity. This technique provides ultimate rejuvenation for the mind..