Shiorolepa is a specific technique through which herbal pastes are applied over the patient’s head. Firstly, Medicated oil is applied to the head and body, then the finely grounded herbal paste is kept over the head(vetex) and the area is covered with a plantain leaf. After 60-90 minutes, the paste is removed and the oil is wiped off, after which the head and body are again smeared with medicated oils and bathed with warm water.
This improves vision and provides relief from conditions such a certain form of Headaches, Insomnia, Dry vision Syndrome and Hypertension.


The Ayurvedic oil massage is an integral part of the daily routine recommended by this healing system for overall health and well-being. It is nourishing, pacifies the dash as or toxins, provides stamina and sleep, enhances the complexion and the luster of the skin, promotes longevity and nourishes the systems of the body.


The word Shirodhara can be broken down into two ideas – shira, which refers to the head and dhara, which means the flow. Together they form a concept that aims to bring physical and emotional balance by rejuvenating the spirit and preserving health. This is achieved through a relaxing technique in which warm oil is poured over the patient’s forehead for an extended period of time.