|Etymology/ Definition||वमनम् – ऊर्ध्वमार्गहरणद्वारेण उ दकधातोः उच्छेदकारी । सु. उ. ४०/३२ डल्हण|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – One who vomits or Causing emesis|
|Implied Meaning||These drugs provoke the aggravated Dosha to expel out by mouth.|
|Elaboration||Vamana drugs are administered, when Dosha are so aggravated that they are ready to expel through mouth ( Utkles`ha ) spontaneously. The attributes of these drugs are – Ushn`a, Teekshn`a, Sookshma, Vyavaayi, Vikaas`hee . E. g. Madanaphala , Vachaa etc.|
Because of these attributes, a drug with its potency reaches the heart and liquefies all Dosha by travelling through the Dhamanee . Liquefied Dosha travels towards the stomach and is expelled through the mouth..
Last updated on June 18th, 2021 at 09:39 am