Disclaimer: This type of Panchakarma treatment is currently not practiced in the UK in accordance with the regulatory guidance on this treatment. As such, we do NOT offer this treatment in our clinic. The following text is for general information and awareness purposes only. Please contact the clinic for more information or for alternative treatment options.


Vamana Karma is one of the pradhana karma of Panchakarma which is used in treating Kaphaja disorders.

Vamana is the unique procedure of eliminating the dosha from the body through the oral route by the way of inducing vomiting.


  • Helps restore metabolic power
  • Eliminates toxins
  • Strengthens tissue functions.
  • Normal health restoration
  • Increases strength and immunity
  • Aging process slows down

Treatment Duration

60 min to 120 min

The treatment duration depends on the consulting physician and the severity of the condition.

Treatment Course Duration

Vamana should be performed after snehapana (drinking ghee or oil etc) and vishrama Kala (rest period).

The treatment course duration depends on the consulting physician and the severity of the condition.

Mode of Action of Vamana Karma

Vamana dravyas i.e medicines used for inducing vomiting to get quickly absorbed in the blood and cross the blood-brain barriers and stimulates the vomiting centered result in vomiting due to Usna, Tikshana, Sukshama, Vyavayi, Vikasi, Urdhavabhagha prabhava properties. The expelled material consists of undigested food, Kapha Dosha & Pitta dosha. The vitiated Kapha dosha is expelled out through the mechanism of Vamana Karma and the disease process is stopped.


  • Respiratory disorders
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Gastritis
  • Epilepsy
  • Psychological disorders
  • Certain skin disorders
  • PCOD
  • Trauma
  • Stomatitis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Certain cancerous conditions