Vaman includes induced vomiting, which helps to get rid of waste products (vitiated doshas) from the body.
What to expect
Vaman starts with oral intake of medicated ghee in ascending doses for a period of 3 to 7 days and includes a full body Abhyangam massage. This continues for a few days and ends with therapeutic vomiting.
Benefits of Vaman
Ayurvedic Vaman treatment is meant for purification of the upper digestive tract. This is an important component of panchkarma treatment and is beneficial in management of Kapha predominant disorders such as asthma, cough and psoriasis.
How it works
Since it involves induced but controlled vomiting it helps to flush out the aggravated doshas from the body.
Not recommended (contraindicated) in case of
Young children and those above 70 years of age.