Kaphaja; 2 Definition(s)
Kaphaja 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Kaphaja (कफज) is a Sanskrit word referring to a classification of human constitution (prakṛti) where Kapha-doṣa has its dominance. The word is used throughout Āyurvedic (India medicine) literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā. A skilled physician should monitor the constitution of a patient during treatment with medicines and prescribing his diet. Kapha represents the “water element” element of the human body.(Source): Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
The person of Kaphaja constitution is handsome, grateful, patient, non-greedy, firm, stable, strong, tolerant, faithful and charitable.(Source): Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda
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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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CLXXXII - The Nidanam of Shlipadam (Elephantiasis) < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CLXXX - The Nidanam of Fistual in Anas, etc. < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CLXXXVII - The Nidanam of aphonia < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XLIII - Symptoms and Treatment of Heart-disease (Hridroga) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter VI - Pathology of the diseases affecting the eyes as a whole < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter LIII - Symptoms and Treatment of Hoarseness (Svara-bheda) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)