Takra dhara is a part of panchakarma treatment in ayurveda. Takra refers to butter milk, thus takra dhara is the procedure where by medicate butter milk is poured over the forehead in a continuous stream. A thin strip of cloth (varthi) is tied around the head just above the eyebrows. The butter milk is heated till it becomes lukewarm. This lukewarm butter milk is poured in to the dhara vessel placed above the forehead of the individual. Medicated butter milk is then made to flow in a continuous and constant stream over the starting over the glabellar region. The medicated butter milk flows from the forehead to the scalp and hair. Mild massage is done over the scalp and hair simultaneously. The therapy helps in relieving from insomnia, stress related problem and depression. It improves the circulation in scalp region and aids in hair growth. The benefits of Takra dhara are effective in certain cases of dermatitis affecting the scalp like dandruff, in certain cases of alopecia, psoriasis etc. This treatment relaxes and revitalizes the central nervous system and strengthening the system..The duration of the treatment varies from 30 to 45 minutes depending up on the individual condition. According to the condition of the patient, doctor direct the course of the treatment like 7 days, 14 days etc.
The origin of Ayurveda is in India. Kerala place an important role in Ayurveda treatment in India. In Kerala, Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur providing a major contribution to Ayurveda treatments. One of the specialty of Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur is, Takra dhara treatment is providing in the best quality and in a traditional way and it is the best treatment center in Thrissur for Takra dhara. In Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur, Takra dhara treatment is done by well trained therapist. In Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur, Takra dhara is prepared under the supervision of Ayursopanam physicians for maintaining the quality and tradition of the treatment.