Shirodhara oil is traditionally prepared Ayurvedic oil specially used for Shirodhara therapy and Shiroabhyangam (head massage). It is widely used by Panchakarma centres and Ayurvedic hospitals for Abhyangam therapy.
The ingredients of Shirodhara Oil
- Bala Moola
- Cow milk
- Essential oil – Lavender & Palmarosa/ Thyme & Rosemary
- Processed in Murchhita Til Oil
Indications of Shirodhara Oil
- For Shirodahara therapy, Shiro Vasti, Shiro Pichu
- Head massage
- Can be used as hair oil
- Headache, migraine
How to use Shirodhara Oil
For Shirodahara therapy- as per the classical reference or directed by the physician or therapist
For head massage – Take required quantity of Shirodhara oil in an iron or steel bowl. Heat it in a low flame to make it lukewarm. Apply by hand and massage gently in the scalp and hair roots.
Side effects of Shirodhara oil
No serious health issues reported.
Avoid contact with face and eyes.
In case of contact with eyes, rinse the eyes thoroughly with water and put pure rose water drops in the eyes. If any symptoms persist, please contact a physician.