Talapotichil is a special procedure of application of medicated paste on the head. It is also called as Shirolepa (anointment to head/ head pack). Talapotichil is a Malayalam word where tala refers to head and potichil is covering. It is the traditional Ayurveda treatment which is very effective in various psychosomatic disorders. It is also effective in chronic headaches, premature graying of hair, epilepsy, hypertension etc.