Shiro Abhyanga

(Ayurvedic Head Massage)

Shiro Abhyanga, commonly known as Ayurvedic Head Massage, is a treatment that contributes to the relaxation of the body and mind.

What is Shiro Abhyanga?

In Sanskrit, ‘shiras’ means head and ‘abhyanga’ means massage.

Shiro Abhyanga involves massaging the head, neck and shoulders with warm herbalised oil to calm and balance your mind and nervous system.

The herbal oil is selected according to your condition and is applied with a variety of massage techniques and gentle marma applications.

The external application of warm herbalised oil plays a major role in Ayurvedic treatment. Shiro Abhyanga is one of the various methods in Ayurveda that involve the application of oil to the head for a fixed duration of time.

Depending on your condition, Shirodhara may be advised due to its stronger action.

Recommended for:

  • Headaches
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Sinusitis


  • Provides a relaxing effect, decreasing mental and physical tension.
  • Balances and stabilises the activity of your mind.
  • Soothes your nervous system which in turn reduces stress.
  • Benefits sleep patterns.

Price for Shiro Abhyanga

$40 – 30 minutes

For more information about Shiro Abhyanga, or to see what treatment is best for you

Related treatments


Shirodhara involves the pouring of warm herbalised oil over your forehead from a hanging pot. This induces an experience of deep relaxation to rest and calm your mind.

Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic massage is a deeply rejuvenating and balancing treatment involving the application of warm herbalised oil to your body.


Nasya is an Ayurvedic cleansing technique that opens and clears the sinuses.

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