Stress Management
November 2, 20180

Four Ayurveda Techniques to Manage Stress

If you are losing a good night’s sleep, losing your appetite, feeling cranky and frustrated even with small problems or if you are finding hard to focus, getting angry and losing your temper more often, and constantly worried, then you are stressed.

Stress is the body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response and body reacts to these changes with physical, mental and emotional responses. Stress is a part of life. But if it continues for a long time, it can lead to negative stress reactions leading to symptoms like, headache or Migraine, stomach upsets, hypertension, chest pain, sleep deprivation, loss of concentration, anger, worry, frustration, depression, many more.

De Stress therapy at SHATHAYU RETREAT is treated professionally keeping all ancient techniques which fits to modern day with complete holistic approach. Ayurveda De-stress therapies with Shiroabhyanga, shiropichu , Dhara or Shirobasti these four  Murdhatailas are superior than other.


Application of specific medicated oils to the scalp followed by massage. this prevents hair fall, premature graying of hairs, baldness, reduces stress and cures dryness of scalp.


Shirodhara is the most powerful treatment to de-stress that involves gently pouring different medicated oils or liquids based on conditions, over the forehead. This therapy is deeply relaxing and de-stressing and is effective in anxiety disorders, insomnia and other psychological conditions. It is equally effective in many neurological conditions, hypertension and many more

Shirodhara is also done using medicated milk, this is an excellent remedy for disturbed sleep, anxiety & stress. Dhara procedure done with medicated butter-milk. Effective in diabetes & its complication, vertigo, skin disorders.


A procedure with applying oil to head using a cotton pad, which can be done without massaging the head. The procedure is very useful in dermatological and psychological conditions. It can be performed in painful and ulceration of scalp too.


This is the most important of all the external use of sneha and a major treatment. This treatment gives great relief from ailments connected with Vata in head, all major nervous disorders, neurological conditions, extreme headache, Alzheimer’s, Parkinsonism, facial paralysis, dryness of mouth and nose, numbness in the head etc. Shirobasti is superior than all other Mudratailas.

Along with these therapies even Abhyanga and Steam, Kayaseka and many other therapies reduces stress and rejuvenates the body and mind. Eating healthy sattvic diet, doing yoga and meditation, spending time in nature and in solitude, listening to music makes you totally relaxed.

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