A circular receptacle made out of black gram dough is fixed on the back of neck (cervical area). Lukewarm medicated oil is slowly poured in to it. The oil in the receptacle is kept warm by transferring the oil gently heated in a water bath through out the procedure for 45 to 60 minutes.
Siro Vasthi Lukewarm herbal oil is poured into an open cap fitted on the head for 15 to 60 minutes per day.
Indication-This procedure is advised for facial palsy, migraine, dryness of mouth, throat and nostrils, insomnia, cervical spondylosis, Parkinson's disease etc.