In Kerala, Dhanyamla is also known as ‘veppukkadi’. Dhanyamla Dhara is a special type of treatment and derived from the word cereals (dhanya) and vinegar (amla). For Dhanyamla preparation navara rice, horse gram, millet, citrus fruits and dried ginger are used. For this treatment traditional vessels are used. During the treatment the body is covered with a cloth for maintaining the heat. The duration of the treatment is 45 to 50 minutes depending up on the conditions of the patient.