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.