Vamana – Emesis In Fever


By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S

Therapeutic emesis is the best and most praised treatment for kapha predominant doshas and diseases which have their origin from stomach and intestine.

Fever too is manifested from the stomach. To be precise fever is manifested due to the presence of weak digestive fire in the stomach. Since the fever has its origin from the stomach and since kapha is the main dosha residing in the stomach, therapeutic emesis forms an ideal treatment to expel the fever causing doshas from the stomach.
Read – Ayurveda Home Remedy For Fever

When emesis should be administered?

Emesis should not be administered in acute stage of fever

Acute fever i.e taruna jwara in Ayurveda includes the first 6-7 initial days of the fever. In this condition Langhana is said to be the primary treatment strategy. Langhana means lightening therapies – the treatments which…

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