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.