This is an emesis treatment done through oral route to eliminating excess mucus by means of therapeutic vomiting and is recommended for patients suffering from chronic asthma, tonsillitis, anemia, chronic indigestion, sinus problems, cough, and cold. People suffering from edema, epilepsy, skin diseases, fever, loss of appetite and lymphatic obstruction can find this therapy beneficial.
This treatment is done for the aggravated Kapha dosha, which dislodges the toxins mainly from the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract. The Kapha toxins accumulated in the body and the respiratory tract are effectively removed by Vamana. Waste products and congestion are thus eliminated through the mouth. After vomiting, the sinus is cleared, which in turn provides relief from congestion, wheezing, and breathlessness.
The therapeutic procedure of eliminating morbid Kapha through the oral route is called as Vamana. It is indicated in Kapha predominant disorders, Chronic cough and cold, Bronchial Asthma, Diabetes Mellitus, Psoriasis, Obesity, Hyperlipidemia etc. Around 6 to 7 days are required for the complete therapy. The subjective feeling of clarity of the heart, chest, head etc, lightness in the body, the timely passing of urine, stool etc are the features of well-administered emesis therapy.
Based on Ayurveda, Virechana can treat a number of health problems and uproot them, so that they do not occur again including:
Latest studies in the field of medical science suggest that certain symptoms of asthma can be cured by this highly effective form of Panchakarma.