Thalapothichil is a special procedure of application of medicated paste on the head. Thalapothichil is also called as Shirolepa (an ointment to head/ head pack). It is the traditional Ayurveda treatment which is very effective in various psychosomatic disorders. It falls in the category of cooling treatments. Thalapothichil is a specialized Ayurvedic procedure used to treat various ailments like scalp disorders, neurological disorders etc.