Abstract : About one third of our lives we spend asleep. Ayurveda has also given more importance by considering it one among Trayopasthamha. The condition of Insomnia may not be a life threatening illness, but it has tendency to damage the persons daily life, including his social and occupational life. Ayurveda has a very good approach towards the treatment of Nidranasha by both internal and external medications. As MoordhniTaila is mentioned highly effective in inducing good sleep hence for this present study water has been selected for Shirodhara to evaluate its effect on Nidranasha. The therapy shows 42.1% improvement in duration of sleep with p<0.001, 56.4% improvement in sleep initiation, 23.6% improvement in disturbed sleep, 29.5% improvement in disturbances in routine work with p<0.01 and 28.8% improvement in no. of interruptions, 29.5% improvement in dreams with p<0.05.It also showed good improvements almost all the associated symptoms of Nidranasa. The follow up study showed the symptoms reappeared after one to two months of completion of the treatment.