Vamana is a medicated emesis therapy which removes Kapha toxins collected in the body and the respiratory tract.
For Kaph dosha diseases, Respiratory diseases, Asthma, COPD, Skin diseases, Vitiligo, Psoriasis Obesity, Diabetes, Chronic Indigestion, Hyperacidity, Chronic Cold, Migraine, Allergy, Psychological disorders, Infertility.
For healthy person in every March-April
Snehana and Svedana are the pre-procedure. Medicated ghee or oil is given orally, in such a quantity, which will require at least 12 hours to get digested. Snehan is given daily for three to seven days, as indicated .Stream bath is also given simultaneously once or twice a day. Curds and preparations of black gram are given on previous day.
The procedure is done in the early morning period from 7 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. The patient is asked to drink decoction of herbs along with milk or sugarcane juice or alone till the stomach is totally filled and the patient is unable to take more. Vomiting generally starts automatically and then the process of drinking and vomiting continues till the whole Kapha & pitta are expelled out.
The person is advised to take rest. Herbal cigarettes are given for smoking after completion of the process. The diet is given in a particular order starting from rice water (rice + 14 times water to be cooked and filtered) to normal food. It may take 3 to 7 days depending on the elimination doshas to come back to normal diet.