shirobasti

Shirobasti is an ayurvedic therapy or procedure in which outer area of head is covered by a leather cap keeping hollow inside to put oil in it for a certain period in such a way that oil should not be leaked out. Shiro means head and Basti means container that holding liquids. Therefore, shirobasti means holding oil on the head for a specific period of time with use of cap fitted on the head in such a way that oil does leak out.

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