Stress and Relaxation Therapy
According to Ayurveda, head to the body is the root of the tree. Whatever we do in this region, the effect of it would reach the entire body system. Application of oil (Ayurvedic Oils) on the head has a particular impact on the nervous system which controls sensory and motor functions, promotes healthy growth of hair, removes wrinkles, tones up the nerves, improves one’s memory power and concentration, increases stamina and retains normal functions of sensory organs.
This specialized stress and relaxation therapy involves a suitable combination of the following treatments depending on the individual’s body constitution.
5 Best Stress and Relaxation Therapy
Shirobasti is a special ayurveda treatment which is mainly indicated in Vata Rogas and Jathrudhwa gata Rogas. Shirobasti is a process in which the warm medicated oil is made to stay stagnant on the scalp for the specific time in a properly formed frame made up of leather or rexine sheet.
Shirodhara is a physical, mental and emotional relaxation therapy. It calms the nervous system and sharpens the sensory organs. From the spiritual perspective, the Shirodhara is considered opening the third eye and reaching out to Agnya chakra that leads sativaka thoughts.
The Doshas when in imbalance create blockages in channels. Shirodhara efficiently pacifies the doshas and bring back to original places. Shirodhara is a preventive therapy.
3. Ghrita Bandhan
It is used as medicine and also in the preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of abdominal pain, bloating, chronic fever, weakness and tiredness. It also gives strength. For a cough in the aged, this works better than the decoction of the same name. To eradicate malaria from the system, a daily dose is helpful.
4. Siro Abhyanga
Application of blended medicated oils on the head repeatedly depending on the body constitution of the individual in combination with the special Mukha Lepam applied on the face which works wonders to relieve stress, relaxes the mind, promotes the growth of shiny hair and gives a golden hue to one’s complexion.
5. Shiru Pichu
Shiru Pichu is an Ayurvedic treatment procedure which comprises of two terms, Shiro meaning head, Pichu meaning a swab or a sterile cloth dipped medicated oils. The Ayurvedic treatment of Shiro Pichu falls under the category of the Murdhni Taila. It is an effective Ayurvedic treatment advised for the prevention and getting rid of many psychosomatic illnesses.
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