“Takradhara” is a special Ayurvedic treatment with buttermilk

Takradhara is a special Ayurvedic treatment that uses medicated butter. The meaning of Takra is Buttermilk and Dhara means Stream. The mental and physical benefits of Takradhara Ayurvedic treatment are as same as of the Shirodhara. Though, there is a vast difference in the use of medicinal butter.

What to expect?

There is a continuous flow of medicinal buttermilk on the forehead which aims to provide you relief from headache, tension or other mental issues.

Benefits of Takradhara

Due to cooling properties of buttermilk, this treatment gives relaxation to the mind and body and reduces mental stress. And the benefits you get from the treatment are:

• It prevents from greying of the hair.
• It gets rid of a migraine.
• It improves the digestive system and alleviates anorexia.
• It is very helpful in depression, insomnia and other stress-related ailments.

How it works

Pouring of buttermilk stimulates and soothes the hypothalamus, thereby regulating the functions of the pituitary gland and inducing sleep.

Stress Reduction

Ayurvedic Chakradhar Treatment improves blood circulation and relaxes the veins, thereby reducing mental stress.

Skin & Hair Care

Takradhara comes after Abhyangam for skin and hair care. It is mainly used for overall mental relaxation.

Mental Health

Takradhara is the treatment for soothing the hypothalamus, relaxes the nerves and also beneficial in regularizes the functions of the pituitary gland and improving mental health.


To improve immunity in Ayurveda, there is a process where Takradhara and Abhyangam perform together; as massage with Takradhara improves blood circulation and stimulates the internal organs. Abhyangam (warm oil body massage) also improves to produce white blood cells, which play a crucial role in maintaining immunity.