Shirodhara – the best treatment to relax our nervous system

The nervous system of our body is one of the most important parts of our body that needs to function properly for everything else to work fine. Somehow it ends up being the most neglected one. We take care of ourselves the best we can, yet we never do anything exclusively for the nervous system – the network of nerve cells that transmit our impulses to different parts of our body.

Shirodhara is one such treatment of the ancient Indian medicine system, Ayurveda, that works solely to strengthen our nervous system, curing a number of other diseases through it.

Shirodhara, derived from the Sanskrit language words shiro (head) and dhara (flow), is an Ayurvedic therapy in which warm oil is poured over the third eye in the centre of the forehead to soothe the nervous system. This treatment is known to have an immediate calming effect on our mind and …

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