About Ksheerdhara

When this treatment is done with milk (Ksheera), it is called Ksheeradhara. It is performed in seven standard massage positions in Kerala and lasts approximately 40 minutes. Decoctions made of various herbs will be added to the milk. Ksheeradhara is of two types – shirodhara and sarvangadhara. While shirodhara is carried out for the head, Sarvangadhara covers the whole body except head. Ksheeradhara is effective in the treatment for hypertension, depression, anxiety, insomnia etc. Dhara with medicated milk is called Ksheeradhara.

  • The blood circulation of the body
  • Relaxation of the mind
  • Lubricating the joints
  • Insomnia
  • Reduces excess heat &burning sensation
  • Premature graying
  • Relaxation of mind and body
  • Improves blood circulation
  • In headaches due to vatha pitha
  • Restores vitality
  • Improves skin glow
  • Relieves fatigue
  • Boost memory