Ayurveda is India's ancient and natural system of medicine. In ayurveda, the mind and the body not only influence each other - they are each other. So there can be no physical health without mental health -- and vice versa. Shirodhara is one part or feature of the ancient Hindu holistic medical practice of Ayurveda. "Shirodhara" is a Sanskrit word combining two other words - "shiro" meaning "head", and "dhara" meaning "flow". Shirodhara treatments feature the steady streaming of warm, fragrant oil onto the "third eye" on your forehead, followed by scalp massage, and - depending on the treatment - by other body massage as well.