Masthishkya Shirolepa - (Thalapothizhil) Head/Hair Pack
Application of herbal pastes on the scalp (probably bald scalp) is called Shirolepa under the treatment category of Masthishkya i.e. about the head. Specifically applying Amla paste cooked in buttermilk and applying on the head is called Thalapothizhil. General head massage after removing paste is done to pacify the dosha.