Ancient medical practice of Ayurveda is rooted in the five elements and seeks to balance body, mind and spirit
By: Carolin Vesely
Photo: Ayurvedic physician Ranjit Rai gently pours warm oil over the forehead. (WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
It may sound like a version of Chinese water torture, but in India, having a continuous stream of warm oil dripped onto your forehead is something your physician might prescribe.
It’s an ancient Ayurvedic treatment called Shirodhara, and it will drive you blissfully sane.
For the full article, please go to the Winnipeg Free Press’ website. (Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 1, 2011 D1)