Introduction of Shiro Abhyanga :
- Application of medicated or non-medicated oil to the head is said to be shiroabhyanga.
- Head is one of the important vital organs[marmas] having all sense organs in it and hence one should protect it from stress and strain by doing shiroabhyanga [massage to head].
Indications of Shiro Abhyanga :
- Running nose
- After shodhana procedures
- Soon after intake of food
- After bath, exercise, day sleeping,
suppression of urges