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The main goal of Ayurveda is maintaining the health of a healthy person by preventing him from illness. This immortal science not only looks into cure of disease, but gives prime importance to the prevention of disease. Hence maintain a state of equilibrium of all factors within the body and entire universe. Ayurveda practices on the theory of Tridosha (Vata, Pitta and Kapha). Panchakarma is professed for eliminating the vitiated Doshas from the body. Specific therapy such as Vamana amongst the Panchakarma is practiced for KaphaDosha, Virechana for Pitta Dosha, and Basti for VataDosha predominantly. Among the five Pradhana Karmas of Panchakarma, Vamana Karma is especially used in Kaphaj disorders. This theory is preventive, preservative, promotive, curative and rehabilitative. Kaphadosha accumulate and aggravate Hemant Rutu (winter season) and Vasant Rutu (spring season) respectively. Panchakarma is also indicated in healthy states (C. Su. 16/13, 16) for Shodhana. According to Ayurvedic texts, after doing Samyak Vamana (proper Vamana) a person experiences lightness of the body, Kantha (throat/voice), and Shirah (head) and weakness.


Shodhana Karma Vamana Karma Samsarjana Krama

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Parida A, Jena S, Sawant V. REVIEW STUDY OF VAMANA KARMA IN KAPHAJ DISORDERS. Int. j. innov. pharm. sci. res. [Internet]. 2021Aug.10 [cited 2022Dec.6];8(01):39-45. Available from: