Siro Dhara using medicated oil is called Thailadhara. For these different types of medicated oils can be used depending on the condition of the patient. At first, suitable oil for the head and body are applied and a gentle massage is done on the body. Then the patient is laid on his back to get the flow of the oil on the forehead. This is continued for 45 minutes and at the same time, a gentle massage is done on the body. After finishing the dhara the patient is allowed to take rest for a few minutes and then a hot water bath is given on the body and special medicated water is used for head bath.
Mode of action
The medicaments present in the medicated oil get absorbed through the scalp and hair follicles. These will be effective for diseases of the body and head alike.
- All nervous disorders
- Stroke, facial paralysis, etc.
- Degenerative diseases of the sense organs and cranial nerves
- For good sleep and relaxation