This is a procedure in which a belt is fastened around the head covering a portion of the forehead so that a well like formation takes place over the head. This well is then filled with oil and kept for some time. This is also beneficial in diseases of the head especially in difficulties arising due to injuries of the head.
Benefits of Shiro Basti:-
- Prevents many psychosomatic disorders.
- Relaxes the mind.
- Beneficiary in stress, anxiety, head paralysis, sleep lessness.
- Nourishes the brain nerves.
- Establish the proper functioning of brain.
- Helpful in boils in the scalp burning sensation in the head.
- Used in the head related diseases either from external injury or due to doshas vitiation.
Indication of Shiro Basti:
- Facial paralysis
- Ear ache
- Cranial nerve disorders