Shiro Basti

Procedure :
  • The patient sits in a comfortable position, usually with their head tilted backwards.
  • A leather cap or a dough ring is placed around the head to create a seal and contain the oil.
  • Warm medicated oil is then poured onto the scalp through the opening in the cap or ring.
  • The oil is allowed to remain on the scalp for a period of time, typically 30-60 minutes.
  • After the treatment, the oil is removed from the scalp and the patient is asked to rest for a short period of time before taking a warm bath or shower to remove the excess oil.
Benefits :
  • Improving hair health: Shiro Basti is thought to nourish the scalp and promote healthy hair growth. It may also help to reduce dandruff and dryness.
  • Relieving stress and anxiety: Shiro Basti is believed to have a calming effect on the mind and body, which can help to reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Promoting relaxation: The warm oil and gentle massage of Shiro Basti can help to create a sense of relaxation and overall well-being.
  • Improving circulation: The warm oil and massage of Shiro Basti may help to improve blood flow to the scalp.
  • Reducing headaches: Shiro Basti is thought to have a soothing effect on the head and may help to reduce headaches.
Indications :
  • Dryness and dandruf
  • Hair loss
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia