Shirodhara: Experience Bliss…

Shirodhara is the ultimate relaxation therapy everyone should enjoy. Not only does it bring you to a state of deep relaxation, it has tremendous healing benefits as well. Curing ailments from insomnia, to hypertension to depression, this natural Ayurvedic therapy has a lot to offer.

Shirodhara is performed by pouring warm herbal medicated oil in a continuous flow over the forehead for a length of 30 minutes. From this seemingly simple therapy, the results are astounding. First and foremost, it causes a decrease in blood pressure, leading to decreased activity in the central nervous system, resulting in tranquility of mind. The experience is of passive meditation, where all mental activity is cleansed away and you naturally drop into a deep state of centered awareness. From this state of pure consciousness, your entire physiology is relaxed and the potential for healing diseases of the body and mind are realized.

Shirodhara is known to heal conditions such as insomnia, anxiety, stress, depression, psychosis, schizophrenia, headache, asthma, high cholesterol, hypertension, asthma, eczema, psoriasis, ulcers, enlarged prostate, hair loss, hearing loss, eye problems, epilepsy, nervous system disorders and rheumatism. Shirodhara is also known to stimulate your pineal and pituitary gland, which naturally brings your hormones back into balance.

Combining the blissful, tranquilizing effect Shirodhara has on the mind, with the vast health benefits it offers the body, it is easy to conclude that this natural Ayurvedic therapy can benefit virtually everyone in today’s modern world.

 

 

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