Shiro Basti - Mental Makeover Treatment

The word shiro means “head” and basti means “to retain” hence the process of retaining the medicated/herbal oil with the help of a leather cap over the shir pradesh (head region) is known as the shiro basti. The treatment is relaxing and recommended specifically for those suffering from conditions

Indication :
  • Insomnia
  • Sleeplessness
  • Paralysis
  • Facial paralysis
  • Ear ache
  • Deafness
  • Cranial nerve disorders
  • mental illness and mental
  • Fear, anxiety, excessive thinking


Shiro Basti is very beneficial in all ailments related to the head region and favourable for sense organs as discussed below

  • Brain: Improves memory and mental abilities, helpful in cranial nerve disorders, stress and neurological disorders.
  • Head : Scalp dryness, hair loss, headache, burning sensation of scalp and other diseases of skull.
  • Face : Facial paralysis, leave a remarkable lustre and glow on face.
  • Skin : Shiro basti makes skin soft and shiny.
  • Others : Insomnia, sleeplessness, skin disorders such as eczema & psoriasis.