Kanthanadi, Kaṇṭhanādi, Kantha-nadi: 2 definitions


Kanthanadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Kaṇṭhanādi (कण्ठनादि) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to “wind-pipe”, and used in Ayurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā.

Source: Ayurveda Consultants: Kanthanadi that saves life in Emergency Severe Asthma attack

Marma point 38. Kanthanadi Location: on the anterior midline of the neck, in the centre of the suprasternal fossa / at the notch in the superior aspect of the supra-sterna fossa. Associated Doshic Subtype of Vayus: Prana; Udana & Vyana.

Actions: 1] Benefits Lungs; Pharynx; Larynx & Trachea; 2] Calms respiration, Stimulates bronchodilation; 3] Benefits speech; 4] Releases suppressed emotions.

Indications: Asthma; chronic cough; difficulty in breathing; Laryngitis; tonsillitis; Dysphagia; Emotional disturbance; all throat/vocal cord disorders.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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