Vamanam - Emesis (Therapeutic Vomiting)


When congestion in lungs leads to bronchitis or asthma, therapeutic vomiting or Vamanam is administered to eliminate the Kapha causing excess mucus. Once the mucus is released, the congestion, wheezing and breathlessness comes down and the patient becomes comfortable. Vamanam is also suggested for the treatment of chronic asthma, cold, diabetes, congestion, indigestion and oedema.