A special medicinal preparation is poured continuously on to the whole body or part thereof. This is a member of the class of ayurveda treatments called Dharas.
Specially made warm kadi (Rice washed water with other herbs) is poured over the whole body. It is effective for almost for all kinds of muscular pains as it is analgesic in nature. Treatment is 60 minutes per day.
The name of dhara treatment varies with the kind of material used for the dhara. Like:
- Oil – Sneha dhara, Taila Dhara
- Butter milk – Takra Dhara
- Milk – Ksheeradhara