A type of oil application on the head in which medicated oil is collected on the head inside a leather cap. This is the best method of oil application on the head. This is specific for many of the diseases of the head, sense organs, nervous system and spinal cord. The temperature of the oil should be kept uniform through out the process. At the same time the body of the patient will besmeared with a suitable oil and a gentle massage will be done, especially on the neck and shoulders.
Mode of action:
The warmth of the oil of the head will increase the peripheral blood circulation on the scalp and there by promote the absorption of the medicaments through the hair follicles and vessels. By stimulating the nerve endings below the scalp it will act on the effecter organ on the head and body.
- Diseases of the brain and nervous system
- Degenerative diseases of the nervous system
- Chronic head aches
- Stroke and facial paralysis
- Diseases of the spine and vertebrae etc.