It i 1st type of Panchkarma therapy.

It is a process in which waste products (vitiated dosas) are eliminated through the upper channels i.e. through the mouth by the process of Vomiting.

This is essentially the best Ayurvedic treatment of Panchakarma that works as preventive as well as curative therapy while releasing the built up toxins produced due to Kapha dosha imbalance.

This is particularly useful for diseases arising from kapha and also from pitta., hyperacidity are best dealt with this procedure. The best season for doing this procedure is ‘ Spring’ or even ‘Autumn’.


Medicated ghee or oil is given orally, in such a quantity, which will require at least 12 hours to get digested. Stream bath is also given simultaneously once or twice a day.

Main- Procedure

The procedure is done in the early morning period from 7 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. The patient is asked to drink decoction of herbs along with milk or sugarcane juice or alone till the stomach is totally filled and the patient is unable to take more. Vomiting generally starts automatically and then the process of drinking and vomiting continues till the whole Kapha is expelled out.

Post- procedure

The person is advised to take rest. Dhumpan (Herbal cigarettes) are given for smoking after completion of the process. Sansarjan Kram -The diet is given in a particular order starting from rice water (rice + 14 times water to be cooked and filtered) to normal food. It may take 3 to 10 days depending on the elimination doshas to come back to normal diet.

How it works

Aggravated doshas from shakha (body) are channelised into the koshtha (abdomen) which are flushed out from the body through induced vomiting.

Not recommended (contraindicated) in case of :

Young children and those above 70 years of age.

Advantages of Vaman therapy:
  • Ayurvedic Vaman treatment is beneficial in Kapha predominant disorders e.g. asthma, cough and psoriasis.
  • Vitiated and aggressive Kapha dosha is expelled out of the body, leading to cure of disease.
  • The digestion and metabolism power gets enhanced, Normal health is restored;
  • The sense organs, mind, intelligence, and complexion become clear and gain strength;
  • The person gains strength, nourishment and immunity,
  • It improves the chances of fertility, virility and sexual power.
  • It helps to slow down aging process.
  • One can live healthily for long time..

Vaman is used in management of following conditions at DrGarje Ayurved Panchakrama Clinic

Gastric Problems :

Ayurvedic Vaman therapy is indicated in treating gastric problems such as hyperacidity, heartburn and constipation.

Skin and Hair Care :

Skin problems such as psoriasis that occur due to Kapha dosha can be treated with Ayurvedic Vaman therapy, Allergy, Urticaria , Vitiligo

Respiratory Disorders - Chronic Bronchitis, Asthma, Diabetes, Sinusitis, Chronic Cold Cough, Chronic Indigestion ,Nasal Congestion, oedema, , Psychological disorders,

Life Style disorders – Diabetes, Thyroidisam,

Pre Conception Program

Before conception or treatments of Infertility cases, in both male & female patients as per Prakruti Parikshan

Weight Loss Program

Virechan is the important part of Al detoxification treatments

In healthy individuals Vaman therpy can be done in Vasant rutu as per Prakruti Parikshan for preventive Healthcare purposes