Dhara is an ayurvedic treatment advised for several diseases like stress-related disorders, sleeplessness, and many degenerated brain disorders. It helps to strengthen the central nervous system and is prescribed in clinical conditions like epilepsy, diabetic neuropathy, paralysis
In this treatment, a continuous stream of medicated warm oil / herbal decoctions / medicated milk/ buttermilk is poured onto the forehead for 45 to 90 minutes. This procedure often induces a mental state similar to a trance, which creates profound relaxation of the mind and body. It deeply relaxes and revitalises the central nervous system.