Shirovasti a medicated oil treatment for head
The shorovasti is a popular Ayurvedic treatment is prescribe mainly for the patients with head diseases. It is the process of socking head in the medicated herbal oil. The oil is combination of various herbs. For socking there are four material included they are a leather cap, a cotton belt, black gram powder, medicated oil.
In this process the cap fitted on the patient's forehead by cotton belt and the past of black gram id pasted on the space between the head and cap to avoid oil leakage from cap. The medicated slightly warmed oil is poured in to the cap over the scalp and keeping it there about 30-40 minutes, duration is fixed by the physician according to health condition of the patient.
Significance of shirovasti
1. Shirovasti is stimulating the points in the head and is best for brain disorders.
2. It giving good relief from sinusitis, eye diseases and improving complexion.
3. This procedure is good hair, the hair root become healthy and hair become soft and shine.
4. Shirovasti is making a good relief from vata, pitta, kapha diseases.
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