Shiro ksheera dhara is a traditional Ayurvedic treatment that can feel so good, sometimes it is called “bliss therapy!” Shiro ksheera dhara is performed for psychological disorders and physical illnesses. Shiro means head, Ksheera means medicated milk, and dhara means continuous pouring of medicaments. Pouring of medicated milk continuously in a rhythmic stream on the forehead for a specific period of time is called as Shiro Ksheera Dhara.
- Migraine headache.
- Burning sensation in head.
- Memory loss.
The treatment procedure is divided in to three parts…
Purva karma(pre procedure)
Pradhana Karma(main Procedure)
Pashyat Karma(Post Procedure)
PURVA KARMA (PRE PROCEDURE)
Selection of the patient:-
Selection of the patient for this procedure depends up on the diagnosis which is done with
Astha vidha pareeksha’s(eight fold examination) and Dashavidha Pareeksha’s(ten fold examination) which is done by a qualified physician.
Selection of the medicine:-
The medicated milk used for dhara is selected based on the patient’s condition, the Rogi bala(Strength of the patient) and Roga Bala(severity of the disease).
The person is made to sit on the table mild Abhyanga is done on the head before starting the main procedure, and then advise the patient to lie down on the droni, cover the eyes and ears with the help of cotton and clear the hairs from the forehead by covering with a thin cloth.
Pradhana Karma(Main Procedure)
The patient should lie in supine position on the droni. A small pillow should be placed under the neck. The dhara pot should be kept in such a way as to allow steady flow of the medicated Ksheera(