Ayurveda Wellness Center Mount Abu, India

Sun Ayurveda Treatment : SHIRODHARA


The word ‘Shirodhara’ is derived from two Sanskrit words – ‘Shiro’ meaning the head and ‘Dhara’ meaning stream, pour or flow. Together, it means to pour or drip lukewarm herbal oils on the forehead in a continuous stream. It stimulates a vital point on the head called the ‘Ajna Marma’ or centre of intuition and is called the ‘Third-Eye Chakra’ as well. which brings stability in the mind and consciousness. Shirodhara is an ancient method of Ayurvedic healing that can help one find harmony within the mind, body and spirit for holistic wellbeing.


Kashayadhara: This Shirodhara therapy is performed with medicated herbal decoction called Kashayadhara.
Thailadhara: Here, medicated oil is used in therapy.
Ksheerdhara: This Shirodhara therapy uses milk infused with herbs.
Takradhara: The Takradhara is a form of Shirodhara that uses buttermilk infused with herbs for the therapy.