Shirovasti, one of the Ayurvedic treatements, which is considered more of a palliative treatment of ayurveda than an eliminative one. In this process, medicated oil is poured into the sleeve and allowed to remain on the pate for a while. The oils commonly used are Ksheerabala or Dhanwantaram. How long the oil to be kept on the head is determined by the severity of the illness. Read more