Snehana (Oleation therapy) is a part of pre-therapeutic procedure in Panchakarma. It includes external and internal oleation. In internal oleation, panchakarma expert asks for drinking a specific amount of medicated ghee or oil for a specific period. The amount of medicated ghee or oil is gradually increased on daily basis. The course of oleation therapy may take 3 to 7 days. Ayurvedic massage with medicated oils is a part of external oleation. The duration of massage may be 30 to 45minutes according to individual needs and health condition. After Ayurvedic massage, herbal steam bath is also very important.
Shiro Vasti is the process of retaining the medicated/herbal oil with the help of a leather cap over the shirpradesh (head region) - just above the ear and eyebrow and the joint between the head and hat is made leak proof.
Shiro - head
Vasti - to retain
The oil is kept in position undisturbed in Shiro Vasti for certain period according to the morbidity of dosha and the illness the patient is suffering from. Generally it ranges from 35 minutes to55 minutes. Shiro Vasti is carried out regularly for three /five/seven days in a course depending upon the requirement
BENEFITS of SHIRO VASTI
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“Treatments often vary in duration and intensity depending on nature of ailments, body constitution and the status of Tridosha of the person.Constitutional approach is an essence of Ayurvedic treatments and treatments may be different for two persons with same illness. Treatment program are planned after consultation with our in-house ayurvedic doctors.”
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