Vamana treatment in Ayurveda
- Category: Ayurveda
- Date: 16-11-2022
Ayurveda is a life science that focuses on both preventive as well as curative aspects of an individual. According to Ayurveda being healthy means maintaining the equilibrium of doshas and Dhatus in the body. It mainly focuses on healing through correcting the root cause. . Here will discuss the concept of Vamana treatment in Ayurveda. One of the concepts in Ayurveda includes panchakarma which plays a very significant role in both curative as well as preventive actions Ayurveda
PROCEDURE OF VAMANA / How is Vamana Therapy Administered?
Vamana is done in two ways i.e., Sadyo Vamana, or instant therapeutic emesis, and Classical Vamana, or Therapeutic emesis which are done based on the conditions or severity of the ailment and patient.
Sadyo Vamana is a one-day procedure where in the person is made to drink medicated Kashayams, milk, etc, to induce vomiting and expel the doshas and toxins from the system.
Classical Vamana is an elaborative process.
In the first stage, medications are given to improve the metabolism to facilitate proper digestion of the Snehana Dravyas.
The next stage, medicated Snehas are administered in increasing dosage as a form of internal Oleation till certain signs of Oleation are observed.
Next phase, external Oleation is done by undergoing abhyanga (oil massage), etc.
Along with these procedures, a specific diet is also advised.
Before the day of Vamana certain foods which helps to increase Kapha dosha like milk, urad dal, sweets, etc are advised to enhance the best result through Vamana.
On the day of Vamana, the procedure is done on an empty stomach in the morning hours which has the predominance of Kapha dosha.
Procedure where in the person is made to drink medicated Kashayams, milk, etc, along with Vamanopaga Dravyas or emetic drugs with thorough monitoring to induce vomiting and expel the doshas and toxins from the system.
After the procedure, the person asked to rest and take a light diet and a warm bath.