Shiro kashaya Dhara is an unique procedure where in the procedure is carried out for diseases related to skin, mind and body. Shiro means Head, Kashaya means medicated decoction and Dhara means pouring. Procedure involves pouring the medicated decoction in continuous rhythmic manner for stipulated time.
- Scalp psoriasis
MODE OF ACTION
The mode of action of Shiro Kashaya Dhara is expressed through its procedural effects, as well as therapeutic effects and the temperature which is being maintained locally. Therapeutic effects of the medicated decoction will be based on the medicines which are being used and the herbal medicines will have different type of pharmacological actions and the active ingredients of the drug start its action with the help of temperature generated by the treatment procedure. The vasodilatation happens and helps the medicine to penetrate through the follicular pores. The procedural effects of the Shirodhara will help to relax the frontalis muscle which tends to normalize the entire body activity and achieves a decreased activity of sympathetic nervous system with lowering of heart rate, blood pressure, brain cortisones, and adrenalin levels, muscle tension and probably increase in the alpha brain waves.