Kapharoga, aka: Kapha-roga; 1 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Kapharoga (कफरोग) refers to “disease of head and neck”. Medicinal formulations in the management of this condition include 22 references of Vatsanābha usages. Guṭikā is maximum (13) dosage form in the management of Kapharoga. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
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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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