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Informative Article | Ayurveda | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020


Effect of Shirodhara in Psychosomatic Diseases (Manas Rogas)

Dr Shraddha Sharma


Abstract: Psychosomatic means psyche (mind) and soma (body). A psychosomatic disorder is a disease which involves both mind and body. Some physical diseases are thought to be particularly prone to be made worse by mental factors such as stress and anxiety. In Ayurveda detail descripation is given about psychic (mansik), somatic (sharirik) and psychosomatic disorders (manodahic vyadhi), their mode of treatment. The word shirodhara is combination of two of two word shiro+dhara represent the head and flow. Shirodhara is type of shiro abhangya. It is mainly indicated in manasabhava pradhan vikrasas (mental disorders) i. e, Raja and tama dosha pradhan (predominated). this procedures includes a relaxed state of awareness that results in a dynamic psychosomatic balance. Shirodhara is a form of Ayurveda therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead and can be one of the steps involved in panchakarma, Based on drugs - it helps both samanya and vishesha chikitsa overall, it helps to relieve from many diseases. Shirodhara is a classical and a well established ayurvedic panchakarma procedure popular across the world for its stress relieving effects.


Keywords: Mansik psychic, Sharirik somatic, Shirodhara, Stress, Manodaihic psychomatic


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,


Pages: 366 - 369


How to Cite this Article?

Dr Shraddha Sharma, "Effect of Shirodhara in Psychosomatic Diseases (Manas Rogas)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020, pp. 366-369, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20329125702

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