.....The Wellness Retreat
Murdha taila belongs to the category of external application of oil to the head. This is also known by the name shirastarpana. In healthy persons it is either plain or medicated oil used in this procedure or oils may be selected according to the prakriti of the client and in diseased persons the oil processed with specific drugs that can cures the illness.
(a) External application of oil to the head. Benefits as same as Murdha Taila.
Continuous pouring of decoction, oil or other liquids on the forehead and then allow it to flow over the scalp using a special instrument dhara yantra is known as shiro sheka.
It helpful in curing Mental stress, Hypertension, dermatological condition like eruption, Pediculosis, Headache, anxiety, psychological illness, Insomnia, Mental Exhaustion etc. The process of pouring the liquid is carried out for about 30 to 90 minutes, depending on the nature of illness, is performed daily and continued for 7 to 14 Days.
A simple procedure of applying the oil to the vertex using a cotton pad impregnated with medicated oil is known as shiro pichu.
It helpful in curing hair fall, splitting of hair, burning sensation in the scalp, stiffness if the eyes. The process is carried out for about 30 to 45 minutes, depending on the nature of illness, is performed daily and continued for 7 to 14 Days.
The oil poured on the head is allowed to remain there for certain period is called Shiro vasti.
(a) Prevents and cures headache due to different causes.
(b) Effective in curing the hair fall, improve the complexion of face, improve the ability of sense organs.
(c) It induce sleep, management of stress, helpful in hypertensive, management of psychological disorder, cures the disease of scalp.
The treatment is continued for 7 to 21 days for duration of 30 to 45 minutes.