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  1. 1. Moordhni Taila chikitsa Dr.K.Siva Rama Prasad SHIRO ABHYANGA: ʶɮúÉä®úÉäMÉÉƺlÉvÉÉ ®úÉäMÉÉiÉ Ê¶É®úÉ䦪ÉÆMÉÉä{É Eò¹ÉÇÊiÉ Eäò¶ÉÉxÉÉÆ ¨ÉÉvÉÇ´ÉÆ nèùPªÉÈ ¤É½Öþi´ÉÆ ÎºxÉMvÉ EÞò¹hÉiÉÉÆ Eò®úÉäÊiÉ Ê¶É®ú¨Éºi¨ÉÞÏ{iÉ ºÉÖi´ÉC¨ÉÊ{ÉSÉÉxÉxɨÉ ºÉÆiÉ{ÉÇhÉÆSÉäÎxpùªÉÉhÉÉÆ Ê¶É®úºÉ: {ÉÊ®ú{ÉÚhÉÇi´É¨É - ºÉÖ ÊSÉ 24/25 Massaging the head is said as Shiro Abhyanga. This even though comes in Abhyanga methodology, a special and exclu- sive application of oil over head for the benefits regularly and daily is essential. This is a regular practice in India to keep the fitness. In this ei- Moordhni Taila Chikitsa means pouring ther cold or warm oils are used for the applica-or keeping the oil for stipulated period over the tion over head. When Abhyanga is done initi-head. Vagbhata described Moordhni Taila ated from head, then subsequently for trunk andChikitsa in four varieties. Intention of Moordhni rest of body. Head (Shira) is the prime part ofTaila Chikitsa is to keep more time oil on the the body (Uttamangam) and seat for thehead. They are – Pranavata, Alochakapitta, Bodhakakapha, 1. Shiro Abhyanga Indriya and also a Marma stana. All Shiro Vyadhi 2. Shirasseka (Parisheka, Dhara) subsides by the Shiro Abhyanga. Hairs grow 3. Shiro Pichu long, thick and soft. Abhyanga nourishes the 4. Shiro Vasti face skin and makes it beautiful. All the sense+¦ªÉÆMÉ ºÉäEò Ê{ÉSÉ´É: ´ÉκiɶSÉäÊiÉ SÉiÉÖÌ´ÉvÉÆ organs are well nourished. Chakra Taila¨ÉÚvÉÇiÉè±ÉÆ ¤É½ÖþMÉÖhÉÆ iÉÊuùtÉnÖùkÉ®úÉäkÉ®Æú - + ¾þ ºÉÚ 2/23Out of the above Dhara, Shiro Vasti treatments SÉGòiÉè±ÉÆ ªÉxjÉË{ÉÊb÷iÉ iÉè±ÉÆ - b÷±½þhÉare dealt in individual chapters. Here Shiro ¨ÉvÉÖEÆò IÉÒ®ú ¶ÉÖC±ÉÉÆ SÉ ºÉ®ú³Æý näù´ÉnùÉ°üSÉ IÉÖpùEÆòAbhyanga, Shiro Vasti and Shiro Pichu aredealt. For each and individual procedure of the {ÉÆSÉxÉɨÉÉxÉÉÆ ºÉ¨É¦ÉÉMÉÉÊnù ºÉƽþ®äúiÉ iÉä¹ÉÉÆ Eò±Eòabove they have indications and stipulations. Eò¹ÉɪÉɦªÉÉÆSÉGòiÉè±ÉÆ Ê´É{ÉÉSɪÉäiÉÂVagbhata refers successive method of MoordhniTaila Chikitsa is better then the former. That ºÉnèù´É ¶ÉÒiɱÉÆ VÉÆiÉÉä¨ÉÖÊÇ qùiÉè±ÉÆ |ÉnùÉ{ɪÉäiÉ - ºÉÖ ÊSÉ 24/27-28means Seka is better then Abhyanga, Pichu is Susruta mentioned Chakra Taila forbetter then Seka, Shiro Vasti is better then Shiro regular use in Shiro Abhyanga. Chakra TailaPichu. means the oil brought out by machine crush- ing. In this Yastimadhu, Vidari, Saraladharu,ÊxÉiªÉÆ ºxÉä½þÉpÇùʶɮúºÉ: ʶɮú¶¶ÉÚ±ÉÆ xÉ VÉɪÉiÉä Devadaru and laghu panchamoola are addedxÉ JÉÉʱÉiªÉÆ xÉ {ÉÉʱÉiªÉÆ xÉ Eäò¶ÉÉ: |É{ÉiÉÎxiÉ SÉ to the oil obtained from machine. The prepara- tion of oil follows tailapaka vidhi. This oil to be¤É±ÉÆ Ê¶É®ú: Eò{ÉɱÉÉxÉÉÆ Ê´É¶Éä¹ÉäxÉÉÊ¦É ´ÉvÉÇiÉä applied on the head when it is cold. DalhanavÉÞfø¨ÉÚ±ÉɶSÉnùÒPÉÉǶSÉ EÞò¹hÉÉEäò¶ÉÉ ¦É´ÉÎxiÉ: explains the procedure of chakrataila prepara- tion. The above said ingredients are procured<ÆÊpùªÉÉÊhÉ |ɺÉÒnùÎxiÉ ºÉÖ i´ÉMÉ ¦É´ÉÊiÉSÉÉxÉxɨÉ 100 palas (400 tolas) added to 512 palas (2048ÊxÉpùɱÉɦÉ: ºÉÖJÉÆSÉ ºªÉÉiÉ ¨ÉÚÌvÉiÉè±ÉÊxɹÉä´ÉhÉÉiÉ -SÉ ºÉÚ 5/81-83 tolas) of water and cooked to reduced for 110 Charaka explained the qualities of oil palas (440 tolas). When it is cooled filter theand narrated the effects when the oil used regu- decoction and augments fresh kalka 8 palas (32larly for head. Usage of oil regularly gives rise tolas) of above said ingredients and 32 palasstrong scalp, strong black long hair which won’t (128 tolas) of the fresh machine crushed oil.get white for long time, prevention of hair fall, Cook the contents with tailapaka vidhi and pre-comfort for the all sense organs and induces serve when it is cooled. This chakra Taila is goodgood sleep. (Cha.Su.5/81-85) for the head and takes out the roughness of
  2. 2. the scalp, nourishes the head. Vagbhata ad-vised Shiro Abhyanga whenever toxins (mala) SHIRASSEKA ʶɮúººÉäEÆòaccumulated in the head. ´ÉÉiÉPxÉ ÊºÉqèù IÉÒ®èú¶SÉ ºÉÖJÉÉä¹hÉè: ºÉäEò¨ÉÉSÉ®äúiÉÂiÉjÉɦªÉÆMÉÉä |ɪÉÉäHò´ªÉÉä ®úÉIªÉ EÆòbڨɱÉÉÊnù¹ÉÖ - + ¾þ ºÉÚ 22/28 è ÷Oils used for Shiro Abhyanga - ºÉÖ = 26/5Coconut Oil Ê{ÉkÉ®úHò ºÉ¨ÉÖi{ÉzÉÉè ʶɮúÉä®úÉäMÉÉè ÊxÉ´ÉÉ®úªÉäiÉ Coconut oil is taken out of the kernel ofcoconut. It is not only oil for the head applica- ʶɮúÉä±Éä{Éè: ºÉºÉÌ{ɹEèò: {ÉÊ®ú¹ÉäEò¶SÉ ¶ÉÒiɱÉè:tion but also as edible oil. When it is appliedregularly over the head, it induces libido and IÉÒ®äúIÉÖ®úºÉ: vÉÉxªÉɨ±É ¨ÉºlÉÖ IÉÉèpùʺÉiÉÉ VɱÉè:improves the vigor. It is Vata Pitta haram, nour- - ºÉÖ = 26/12-13ishes the dhatus, and relieves mootra ghata,Premaha, Swasa, Kasa and Kshaya. It not only {ÉèkÉä PÉÞiÉÆ {ɪÉ: ºÉäEòÉ: ʶÉiÉÉ ±Éä{ÉÉ: ºÉxÉÉ´ÉxÉÉnourishes the dhatus and improves the Medha(intellect). - SÉ ÊSÉ 26/176Sesame Oil (Tila Taila) Sesame oil is said as the best oil out of ´ÉÉiÉPxÉ nù¶É¨ÉÚ±ÉÉÊnù ʺÉqù IÉÒ®äúhÉ ºÉäSÉxÉÆvegetable oils. This has little sweet and bitter - + ¾þ = 24/3taste. It has Ushna Veerya and Madhura Vipakaand Sookhma, Vyavayi, Guru, Vikasa, Vishada, ʶɮúÉäÊ´É®äúEòºÉäEòÉÊxÉ ºÉ´ÉÈ Ê´ÉºÉ{ÉÇxÉÖSSɪÉiÉÂTeekshna and Stira qualities (Guna). Vata haraPitta kara and acts as associated with other in- - SÉ ÊºÉ 9/73gredients. The Sesame oil is Veerya vridhikaram, balyam, lekhanam, garbhashaya +°ÆüʹÉEò ʶɮúºiÉÉänù nùɽþ {ÉÉEò µÉhÉä¹ÉÖsodhakam, Agni deepti karam, mala mootra iÉÖ {ÉÊ®ú¹ÉäEò: - + ¾þ ºÉÚ 22/24bandhakaram and good for the fractures. It isspecifically use in headaches and best oil foethe Shiro Abhyanga.Caster Oil Caster Oil is heavy and tastes littlesweet. It increases Kapha and cures Vatarakta,Gulma, Hridroga and Jeerna Jwara.Ghrita Abhyanga As oils are used for the Shiro Abhyangaeven Ghee is used in some provinces. This issaid well for the rising children and middle agedpeople. Ghrita Abhyanga is useful in emaci-ated people, Jwara, Sheeta Jwara, Moorcha,Trishna, Prameha, Vidradhi, Atisara, Sosha, Ka-mila, Swasa, Kasa, Pralapa and Kapholbana. With respect to that of the diseases req-uisite oils are to be used for the Shiro Abhyanga.For the healthy people all oils can be used forShiro Abhyanga. Shirasseka is one of the prevalent meth- ods of treatment in Kerala. This is said as “Parisheka” or “Dhara” for the head. As like Parisheka on the head if the medicated liquid is poured said as Shirasseka. This is other wise said as local or Ekanga Dhara. Based on the medicament and its mode it is considered as
  3. 3. either Sneha or Sweda. In this many liquids suchas milk, butter milk, sugar cane juice, oil, ghee, +vÉÉǴɦÉänùEäò - ={ÉxÉɽþ: ʶɮúÉä´ÉκiÉ®Âú nù½þxÉÆDhanyamla and medicated decoctions are viv- SÉÉjÉ ¶É¹ªÉiÉä - SÉ ÊºÉ 9/87idly used. Dhara method of treatment is dealt sepa- Ê´ÉÊvɺiɺªÉ ÊxɹÉhhɺªÉ {ÉÒ`äö VÉÉxÉֺɨÉä ¨ÉÞnùÉèrately, as needs special attention. The aboveexplanation when it is observed it looks as such ¶ÉÖrùÉ ®úHò κ´ÉzÉ näù½þºªÉ ÊnùxÉÉÆiÉä MÉ´ªÉ¨ÉÉʽþ¹ÉÆit is over the head instead of on the forehead uùÉnù¶ÉÉÆMÉÖ³ý ʴɺiÉÒhÉÈ SɨÉÇ{É]Âõ]Æõ ʶɮúººÉ¨ÉÆas done in the Dhara treatment. The diseasessaid to be cured are Arumshika, Shiro roga, +ÉEòhÉÇ ¤ÉxvÉxÉ ºlÉÉxÉÆ ±É±ÉÉ]äõ ´ÉºjÉ´Éäι]õiÉäShankhaka, shiro daha and vataja rogas. WhenVata predominance is observed with lukewarm SÉè±É´ÉäÊhÉEòªÉÉ ¤Évv´ÉÉ ¨ÉɹÉEò±EäòxÉ ±Éä{ɪÉäiÉÂmedicated liquids as said above and if the Pittaor Rakta predominance with cold decoctions the iÉvÉÉä ªÉvÉÉ ´ªÉÉÊvɶÉÞiÉÆ ºxÉä½Æþ EòÉä¹hÉÆ ÊxɶÉäSɪÉäiÉÂShirasseka is undertaken. >ðv´ÉÈ Eäò¶É¦ÉÖ´ÉÉä ªÉÉ´ÉuùªÉÆMÉÖ³Æý vÉÉ®úªÉä§ÉÖiÉÆSHIRO PICHU (Ê{ÉSÉÖ) vÉÉ®úªÉäSSÉiÉÆ +É´ÉjÉÇ xÉÉʶÉEòÉäC±ÉänùÉiÉÂÊ{ÉSÉÖ: Eàò¶É¶ÉÉiɺ¡Öò]õxÉ vÉÚ{ÉxÉä xÉäjɺiÉƨ¦Éä SÉ - - + ¾þ ºÉÚ 22/26-29+ ¾þ ºÉÚ 22/25 ʴɶÉä¹ÉiÉÉä ´ÉÉiÉVÉä¹ÉÖ Ê´ÉEòÉ®äú¹ÉÖ nù¶É¨ÉÉjÉ This is third in the listing of moordhnitailamethods of treatment. In this a cotton piece or ºÉ½þ»ÉÉÊhÉ Ê{ÉkÉ ®úHòVÉä º´É¹]õÉè Eò¡òVÉä¹ÉÖa piece of cloth is used. This procedure is usedfor specifically for the Vata diseases. Specified ºÉ½þ»É¨É®úÉäMÉEò¨ÉÇÊhÉ, iÉiÉÉä +´ÉxÉÒiÉä ºxÉä½þoil is selected and a square cloth or cotton pieceis dipped in the oil. Then it is put over the ʴɨÉÖSªÉ ´ÉκiÉxÉ ʶɮúºÉ: ºEòxnùOÉÒ´ÉÉ“Brahma Randhra” (Frontal foramen). This is {ÉÞ¹`ö ±É±ÉÉ]õÉnùÒxÉÉxªÉÖºÉÖJÉÆ ¨ÉnÇùªÉäiÉÂindicated in Kehspatanam, white or gray hair,vrana and in netra stambha. This procedureis =¹hÉÉƤÉÖxÉÉ ºxÉÉiÉÆ SÉ ªÉvÉÉ®ú½Æþdone not only on the head but also in Yoni, Gudaand Nasa.Kasisadi taila is used in guda gata ¦ÉÉäVɪÉäiÉ ºxÉä½þÉäHÆòSÉɺªÉSÉÉ®ú¨ÉÉÊnù¹ÉäiÉÂrakta strava. Jatyadi taila and Padmakadi taila B´ÉÆ jÉÒÊhÉ {ÉÆSÉ ºÉ{iÉ ´ÉÉÊnùxÉÉÊxÉ ªÉÉäVɪÉäÊnùÊiÉare used much in Shalakya i.e. nasa gata raktasrava. According to Vagbhata, Pichu is said - + ºÉÆ ºÉÚ 31better then the Parisheka. This procedure canbe repeated daily or continuously, as the cloth ´ÉκiɹiÉÖ |ɶÉÖ{iªÉÉÌvÉiÉ VÉÉMÉ®äú xÉɺÉɺªÉ¶ÉÉä¹Éäbecomes dry. ÊiÉʨɮäú ʶɮúÉä®úÉäMÉäSÉ nùɯûhÉä - + ¾þ ºÉÚ 22/26SHIRO VASTI (ʶɮúÉ´ÉκiÉ) ä Oil to keep over the head for long time in a container is said as Shiro Vasti. “Vasu Nivase” Dhatu defines as to restraining, hold- ing, congruity or keeping the specified oil through a container (over head tank) on the head is said as Shiro Vasti. A round cap like 12 inches height leather piece is prepared for this procedure. Either in the morning or evening and even at nights, patient comfortably sitting over a knee height seat should wear the leather cap around the head for the Shiro Vasti. Then the cap internally filled with the Masha Pisti to pre- vent the oil leak. Then lukewarm oil is poured over the head. It will reside for the stipulated period. The oil height is maintained for 2 inches above the height of hair. It is preferred to shave
  4. 4. the head before treatment for the better results.Time schedule for Shiro Vasti (As. Sangrahasutra 31)Vata Vyadhi -10000 matra (53 minutes)Pitta Vyadhi – 8000 matra (43 minutes)Kapha Vyadhi - 6000 matra (31 minutes)Swasta – 1000 matra (5 to 6 minutes) With the above schedule 3, 5 or 7 daysShiro Vasti has to perform with lukewarm oil.The oil has to be maintained the temperaturethrough out the schedule. After the completionof treatment light massage over the neck andback has to done. It requires hot water showerand paschat karma as said in pinda Sweda.Uses: Shiro Vasti is useful in Prasukti Vata,Ardhita Vata, Nidra nasha, Nasa sosha, asyasosha, Timira and all Shiro roga.MASTISHKA ¨ÉÉκiɹCªÉ¨ÉκiɹEäòSÉè´É xɺªÉäSÉ iÉè±ÉÆ ´ÉÉiɽþ®Æú ʽþiÉÆ - ºÉÖ ÊSÉ 22/23¨ÉκiɹEò: ʶɮúÉä´ÉκiÉ |ÉEòÉ®ú:ʶɮúÉä´ÉκiÉ ®úSÉxÉ´ÉiÉ ¤ÉrùÉä ¨ÉκiɹEò <ÊiÉ+xªÉäiÉÖ {É`öÎxiÉ ¨ÉκiɹEäòSÉè´É xɺªÉäSÉ <iªÉÉÊnù+jÉ ¨ÉκiɹCªÉÆ ¨ÉκiɹEäòʽþiÉÆ +¦ªÉxMÉiÉè±ÉÊ{ÉSÉÖvÉÉ®úhÉ Ê¶É®úÉä´ÉºiªÉÉÊnù - ºÉÖ ÊSÉ 23/23 b÷±½þhÉiÉjÉ ÊºÉrèù: {ÉɪɺÉè: ´ÉÉÊ{É ºÉÖJÉÉä¹hÉè: ±Éä{ɪÉäiÉÂʺɮúÉκ´ÉzÉè´ÉÉÇ ¨ÉiªÉ Ê{ÉʶÉiÉÆEÞò¶É®èú´ÉÉ ºÉ ºÉèxvÉ´Éè: - ºÉÖ = 26/6xÉ±É C´ÉÆVÉÖ®ú Eò½þ´ÉÉ®ú SÉxnùxÉÉäi{É±É {ÉnÂù¨ÉEèò:´ÉƶɶÉè´ÉÉ±É ªÉ¹`öªÉÉÁ ¨ÉÖºiÉÉƦÉÉä¯û½þ ºÉʽþiÉè:ʶɮú: |ɱÉä{É ºÉPÉÞiÉè: ´ÉèºÉÌ{ɶSÉ: iÉvÉÉÊ´ÉvÉè: - ºÉÖ = 26/13-14 Susruta explained two forms of oil mixedpaste over the head said as “Mastishkya”. Oneis Mastishka and second is Mastshkya. Dalhanaspeaks Mastishka as Shiro Vasti and inMastishkya a thick paste of oil mixed medicatedpastes are applied. This looks as snehalepanavidhi. This is used for the same as the abovemoordhni taila methods of treatment.

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