Clinical Significance of Vamana and Virechana Karma in Kapha & Pitta Vyadhi: A Review

  • Ashvini Anandrao Yemalwad
  • Rohini Laxmanrao Thakkarwad

Abstract

The most crucial aspect of Ayurveda treatments is Panchakarma that works to prevent and treat diseases. It also promotes and preserves general health, considered as worthful therapy due to its adequacy. This therapy involves five procedures which utilizes for various purposes. Virechana and Vamana Karma are important therapies of Panchakarma amongst the five therapeutic measures. These therapies mainly employed for the management of diseases of Kapha and Pitta vitiation. The drugs used for Virechana and Vamana Karma offers Tikshna, Sukshma and Ushna properties thus pacifies morbid Pitta, Kapha, and Vata doshas, also facilitate removal of toxins from the body. These two therapies utilize for managing many diseases under the heading of Shodhana Chikitsa. Present article reviewed the role of Virechana and Vamana Karma in Kapha and Pitta Vyadhi respectively.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Shodhana, Guna, Virechana, Vamana

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Yemalwad, A. A., and R. L. Thakkarwad. “Clinical Significance of Vamana and Virechana Karma in Kapha & Pitta Vyadhi: A Review”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 8, no. 2, June 2023, pp. 1-3, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v8i2.168.
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