Shirovasti is an important treatment which uses oil therapy for head ailments.
The therapist fits a cap on the patient’s shaven head and then pours medicated lukewarm herbal oil into the cap for 15 to 60 minutes over 5 to 7 days, depending upon the disease. The cap helps to keep the oil around the head and also maintains its temperature.
Shirovasti is a proven remedy for disease like neck diseases, dryness of nostrils and mouth. This treatment also works great for disease such as neuralgia, hemicranias, optic atrophy, deafness, and all diseases affecting the cranial nerves.
Other benefits: Reduces anxiety and stress, revitalizes the organs, improves and maintains a clear voice and firm jaws, strengthens the head, helps to cure headaches, earaches, humming sound in the ear (tinnitus). It is also effective in healing of wounds, infections etc.