Overview for Learn The Art of Ayurvedic Head Massage
1. Siro Pichu (Retention of oil soaked cloth over Head): Retention of oil-soaked cotton cloth on the head is called Siro Pichu. Such oil retentions pacify the nerves and brain cells and improve the person's memory leves.Amedicine rich blend of herbs, milk and oil is used for the treatment. With appropriate medicines, siro pichu also reduces Alzheimer'sdisease, cervical spondylosis,hemiplegia, facial paralysis, sleeplessness.
Siro Vasti (Holding oil over head with the help of leather cap): Acylindrical leather cap of about ten inches height and having both the ends open fixed in position by means of cloth belt two to three inches in width is tied around the head and black gram paste is used for plugging the holes and filling the gaps. Suitable medicated oil heated to a bearable degree is poured within and allowed to remain for 1 hour, until the mucus trickles down through the nostrils. This treatment is highly effective for hair fall, dandruff, facial paralysis, dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat, severe headaches and other vatha (rheumatic) - related diseases.