“Talam” means “collected”. It is the application of medicated paste on the head.
This is mainly used for insomnia, depression, irritability and improving brain function etc. Depending on the herbs used, talam can also be effective in treating sinusitis, cold and cervical pain.
- The therapist makes a mixture of oil or decoction with herbal powder which is applied on your scalp over a specific point.
- The paste is left in place for 1 -2 hours depending on the condition.