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 San Diego College of Ayurveda  offers our Ayurvedic Students and Community - high qualityShirodhara Pots and Products at an extremely reasonable price.   Buy products online. We ship internationally as well.  You can contact us to try Shirodhara treatment, or, for Ayurvedic or  Jyotish (Astrology Consultation). Read more on bottom of page. 


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What is Shirodhara

Shirodhara is one of the Ayurvedic Head Therapies that involve pouring of herbal decoction in a continuous stream on the forehead on third eye chakra. According to Ayurvedic text, doing this can not only bring extreme relaxation, get those fight or flight stress harmones to back off - but pacify all doshas. Although not proven and there is no scientific evidence, but, preliminary studies in India suggest that Shirodhara can help insomnia, stress, hairfall, premature graying of hair, thinning hair, headaches, sensitive eyes Used in sukhachikitsa (restorative therapy) as part of Panchakarma.

 Shirodhara assists in treating eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, graying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo, and neuro-muscular disorders. It also helps restore luster to the hair as well as hair fall.There are specialized forms of Shirodhara called tailadhara (herbal oil), ksheeradhara (herbal milk decoction), takradhara (Buttermilk with essential oils) and jaladhara (lukewarm water kept in the sun with essential oils of sandalwood, patchouli and rose.)

Shirodhara has been used to treat a variety of conditions including eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, greying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, vertigo, Ménière's disease and certain types of skin diseases like psoriasis. It is also used non-medicinally at spas for its relaxing properties.There are specialized forms of Shirodhara called with Oil (Tailadhara), Herb Infused Milk (ksheeradhara), Buttermilk (takradhara) and with Rosewater/Sandalwood water infusion (jaladhara).There are other head therapies in Ayurveda as well, that include Shiroabhyanga, and Shirobasti.

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