Ayurvedic Shirodhara Treatment


Shirodha Treatments

Revitalise Your Mind and Body with Ayurvedic Shirodhara Treatment

There’s no denying the immense stress that comes with our contemporary lifestyles. Balancing work, family, and personal responsibilities can leave us feeling drained and burnt out. This makes prioritising relaxation and stress reduction crucial for our overall physical and mental well-being. And Ayurvedic Shirodhara treatment at Gold Coast Ayurveda offers a unique and effective way to do just that.

What Is Shirodhara?

The term “Shirodhara” originates from Sanskrit, where “shiro” refers to the head, and “dhara” signifies flow. Shirodhara is an ancient Indian Ayurvedic practice believed to involve gently pouring warm herbal oil or medicated liquids on the forehead in a continuous stream. It is said to promote a deep sense of relaxation, potentially aiding in the release of tension and toxins from the mind and body. At Gold Coast Ayurveda, our skilled practitioners aim to provide an authentic and traditional Shirodhara experience, aiming to help you cast aside your worries and potentially rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

How Our Ayurvedic Shirodhara Treatment Works

At Gold Coast Ayurveda Clinic, we provide highly effective Shirodhara treatments customised to your specific health and wellness requirements. Our expert practitioners use the right therapies and techniques, which are targeted towards improving your overall well-being. Here’s how our Ayurvedic Shirodhara treatment works:

  • First, our practitioner will assess your dosha type and health concerns to determine the best oil or liquid to use for the treatment.
  • Next, you’ll lie down on a comfortable massage table, and our practitioner will slowly pour warm oil or liquid on your forehead using a special pot known as a dhara pot. This helps stimulate your third eye chakra, which is linked to intuition, perception and awareness.
  • You’ll enjoy a gentle scalp and head massage during the treatment to relax your mind and body further.
  • After the treatment, you’ll be given time to rest and absorb the therapeutic effects of shirodhara.

Some of the key benefits of our Shirodhara treatments include:

  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Encourage a sense of relaxation and calmness.
  • Promote mental clarity and sharpen focus.
  • May potentially help alleviate migraines and headaches.
  • Address insomnia and overthinking
  • Aid in releasing harmful toxins from the body

At Gold Coast Ayurveda Clinic, we aim to provide the highest quality service by providing you with a tailor-made Ayurvedic Shirodhara treatment. Our practitioners utilise effective techniques and therapies to support you in achieving a state of peacefulness and calmness, which can greatly enhance your overall functioning. Book a session with us at https://goldcoastayurveda.com.au/shirodha-treatments/ and experience the healing effects of Ayurvedic Shirodhara treatment.



45 minutes - $80

60 minutes - $110

Abhyanga + Steam

90 minutes - $150

This refreshing and rejuvenating body massage is performed by our highly trained Ayurvedic physicians.  When Abhyanga is included in the daily routine, it may help improve an individual’s physical, emotional and mental wellbeing, while restoring balance among the doshas.


Herbal Massage


60 minutes - $110 to $150

Gold Coast Ayurveda Clinic specialises in herbal massage, bringing ancient traditions and therapeutic capabilities into practice to restore balancing of the chakras, rejuvenate, and help improve overall health. We use a combination of essential herbal oils, right postures & movements, touch and sound therapy for a holistic healing experience.




$590 to $2599

Panchkarma is a combination of five therapies that may help eliminate excess doshas in your body, detox, and correct imbalances in energy centres. This Ayurvedic therapy is known to purify and nourish the tissues at a deep level, offering an invigorating experience and maintaining optimal physical, emotional and mental balance.



(Including oil)

60 minutes -$110 to $150

In this Ayurvedic treatment, our expert practitioners will use medicated buttermilk or herbal oil to be poured on the forehead in a thin stream. The therapy helps release harmful toxins from the body and relaxes your mind and soul. Shirodhara may also be effective in alleviating the conditions of depression, migraine & headache, and other stress-related conditions.



30 minutes - $70

The Nasya therapy is known to eliminate your Kapha-related disorders, involving your eyes, nose, ears and throat. In Ayurveda, it is believed that prana enters a human body through the nasal passage and is the gateway to consciousness and the brain. Administering herbal oils and medicated liquids through the nostrils may help address the conditions affecting the prana or vital energy.



(Includes herbal oils and decoctions)


An effective detox therapy, Basti helps deeply cleanse the body through the colon. Our practitioners will administer a medicated oil and an herbal concoction, together which act as an enema to get rid of harmful toxins and clean the colon efficiently. By nourishing the colon’s flora, the therapy is also believed to improve your immune system.

In addition to the above Ayurvedic treatments, we also specialise in other therapies such as Pizhichli, Navara Kizhi, Kati Basti, etc. These target different parts of the body and helps restore dosha imbalances and optimal health.

Get in touch to book an Ayurvedic consultation.