Thalam is the Malayalam name for the treatment procedure of retaining medicines over the center of the head using the help of a tailor-made cap. It is considered to be a shorter and easier version of Shirolepa and in the ancient days it was a treatment prescribed for mental illness. Now it has been re-designed as a mode of treatment for the conditions arising out of modern day life style diseases; Lack of memory, lack of willpower, lack of concentration, etc.
Method of Treatment
Special ayurvedic oils are mixed with herbal powders are maintained at the top of the head for about 20 to 45 minutes. Usually before any external treatment Thalam is performed.
Benefits of Thalam
To develop a general good feeling.