Shiro Kashaya Dhara
Shiro Kashaya Dhara is a unique procedure wherein the procedure is carried out for diseases related to skin, mind, and body. Shiro means Head, Kashaya means medicated decoction and Dhara means pouring. The procedure involves pouring the medicated decoction in a continuous rhythmic manner for a 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 types of pharmacological actions and the active ingredients of the drug start their 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 the 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.