The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiro (head) and dhara (flow).

Involves 2 litres of specifically formulated liquid being poured over the forehead and ‘third eye’ in a constant, gentle stream. This has a profoundly balancing effect on the brain while stimulating the nervous system. Liquids used include medicated herbal oil, herbal milk and buttermilk. Very calming for the mind, induces to a meditative state. Includes foot massage and shoulder, neck and head massage.

Even it is suitable for everyone, have a chat with the therapist before booking. She might recommend having a prior Abhyanga massage for your own comfort during Shirodhara. People who will especially benefit from it are those who suffer with:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Irritability
  • Confusion
  • Feelings of being lost
  • Insomnia
  • Difficulties sleeping
  • Headaches
  • Epilepsy
  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness

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