Vamana or emesis is one of the panchakarma treatment in which patient is subject to vomits after giving large quantity of milk mixed with vamana dravgas. It is useful in bronchial asthma, skin diseases, fever, cough etc
This is a panchakarma treatment in which oils or medicines and instilled into each nostrils alternately keeping the other one closed. Patient is asked to inhale well so as to spread the medicine. Palm, Foot, face and shoulders are then massaged well and the patient is asked to spit. Prior to the nasal medication local application of oil followed by fomentation is done at the neck, face and shoulder. It is indicated in disease of ear, nose, throat, head and eyes. Also useful in facial paralysis, Sinusitis, migraine, mental disorders etc.
Specially prepared warm medicated oil is poured over the neck inside the herbal paste boundary and retained it there for a duration of 30 to 45 minutes. It is useful in cervical spondylosis, neck stiffness, pain and inflammatory conditions in the neck etc.
Warm herbal oil is poured over the lower back of the patient and retained it for 45 to 60 minutes inside the herbal paste boundary. It lubricates the joints keeping them flexible and painfree. It is very useful in lowback pain, spondylosis, inter vetebral disc prolapsed, sciatica etc.
It is a special treatment of Kerala in which herbal medicines are made into a paste and applied to the scalp and then the scalp is covered with lotus or banana leaves for a duration of 30 to 60 minutes. Prior to this treatment head massage is done with medicated oil, It is very effective treatment for Insomnia, depression, anxiety, hair fall etc.