DHARA DRONI/THAILA DRONI (DHARA TABLE):
It is a special herbal table designed for conducting the treatments of Panchakarma like Tailadhara (medicated oil pouring over the body), Kizhi or pottali, Abhyanga (massage using medicated oils) etc. The table is generally made out of a special wood which is of oil friendly so that the oil doesn’t percolate through the wood but gives the medicated benefits of Wood as well. The types of wood that are used for preparing table is Udumbara (Ficus glomerata) Plaksha (Ficuslacor), Varuna (Crataeva nurvala), Devadaru (Cedrus deodara), Ashoka (Saraca asoka), Amra (mango), Nimba (neem), Bilwa (Aegle marmelos), etc. Its dimensions are that which can accommodate the body of an average individual according to shape of the body so that it will give comfort to the patient as well the therapists who perform the treatment on an individual. The touch and feel of the wood gives smoothening effect the guest who undergo treatments on it and that is mainly because of herbal impact on the body. The other benefits of Tailadroni is for easy maintenance and the longer shelf life of the wooden material is an extra advantage.