Review on Management of Hypertension through Shirodhara
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Hypertension, Shirodhara, Stress management

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Nigudkar, G. G., & Padavi, D. M. (2018). Review on Management of Hypertension through Shirodhara. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 6(07). Retrieved from


Shirodhara is an Ayurvedic healing practice performed in India for over 5000years. Shirodhara, one of the classical Ayurvedic treatment in which medicated liquid is poured continuously on the forehead. This procedure induces a relaxed state of awareness that results in a dynamic psycho-somatic balance. Shirodhara is one of the most powerful treatments to relieve Vata (wind) in the mind. Shirodhara is the specific treatment for these orders and any other disorder that is stress related.  With eighty percent of all disease attributed to stress, Shirodhara becomes one of the most important treatments.

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