Shiro Abhyanga Treatment

Hidden benefits of undergoing a Shiro Abhyanga massage

First of all Shiro abhyanga is the combination of Shirodhara and abhyanga massage types in Ayurveda which mainly focus on the upper part of our body which includes our head, neck, and shoulders, Shirodhara is an ayurvedic procedure in which herbal oil is poured and then massaged with a certain rhythm according to the person’s medical condition and abhyanga in Ayurveda simply refers to a massage.

Even though the benefits of Shirodhara and Shiro abhyanga seem similar, they are completely different in terms of herbs, oils, targeted places, and procedures too. Shiro abhyanga therapy can be done after the detailed study and analysis of the medical condition only.

Introduction to Shiro Abhyanga massage

Shiro abhyanga treatment in Ayurveda treats our body like a tree and considers our head as roots. Shiro abhyanga mainly focuses on the central nervous system,hair-fall, vision, degenerative and inflammatory diseases, and sense organs. first, the person who opts for this therapy is observed, studied, and analyzed by our certified therapists, and later, in accordance with the conditions suitable herbs and oil is created in our facilities under proper guidance, even though targeted parts of both Shirodhara and Shiro abhyanga seem similar they completely vary with the herbal oils thus creates a massive difference in the outcome.

Shiroabhyanga Massage

Stages of Shiro Abhyanga massage

Shiro Abhyanga therapy can be classified into mainly 4 procedures according to the targeted body parts and massaging techniques and they are

  • Head massage
  • Neck massage
  • Shoulder massage
  • Forehead massage

The treatment starts with applying our herbal oil over the heads and then we will start by gentle massage all over and then we will focus on the marma points.

Ayurveda determines that there are around 107 Marma points in our body, where 12 are classified as Padu Marmas (vital life centers), and the majority of these marmas exist in the head and neck region, showing the importance of the upper body and their roles are to our physio-psychological functioning.

Shiro Abhyanga therapy and Marmas

  • Adhipati: located 8 finger-widths above the eyebrows in the center of the skull.
  • Simantaka: 12 finger-widths above the eyebrows on the skull
  • Krikatika:  2 points located on either side of the first cervical vertebrae behind the head
  • Vidhuram: behind both ears, just behind the earlobes.
  • Shankha: both sides of the forehead between the end of the eyebrow and the hairline 
  • Adhipati: located 8 finger-widths above the eyebrows in the center of the skull.
  • Simantaka: Located 12 finger-widths above the eyebrows
  • Krikatika: These are 2 points located on either side of the first cervical vertebrae behind the head 
  • Vidura: behind both ears, just behind the earlobes.
  • Shankha: both sides of the forehead between the end of the eyebrow and the hairline (temples).

Ayurveda gives importance to every part of our body equally and it’s considered as a lifestyle to bring balance to mind, body, and soul. Both Shirodhara and abhyanga play a major role in ayurvedic treatment hence they have their specialities. Shiro abhyanga therapy in Ayurveda focuses on main marmas thus helping in rejuvenating the central nervous systems and sense organs. But Shiro abhyanga has many other benefits too. This therapy helps in hair loss, vision, inflammations, insomnia, and a lot more.

Duration of the treatment

Shiro Abhyanga massage usually takes 30 minutes and it may go up to one hour according to the medical condition of the patient and the course also differs according to the depth of the illness.

ABOUT US

Ayurlife ayurvedic is an Indian traditional ayurvedic clinic established in 2018. The unprecedented growth of individual counts and positive reviews has been noticed in the immunity portfolio during the period of 2018 till now and we are more than happy to officially announce that our clients are feeling better as well. Our team of qualified and well-experienced Ayurvedic physicians will conduct the clinical assessment including detailed history-taking, determination of the basic constitution (body type), physical and systemic examination and then advice customized treatment plans for each and every customer.

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