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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Kshudraroga
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Hridroga
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Kaphari
Kaphāri (कफारि).—m. (-riḥ) Ginger. E. kapha and ari foe.
Vataroga
Vātaroga (वातरोग).—n. (-gaṃ) Rheumatism, gout. E. vāta wind, and roga disease.
Shiroroga
Śiroroga (शिरोरोग).—m. (-gaḥ) Disease of the head. E. śiras, roga sickness.
Medoroga
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Kaphaghna
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Samudrakapha
Samudrakapha (समुद्रकफ).—m. (-phaḥ) Cuttle-fish-bone. E. samudra the sea, and kapha phlegm.
Kaphakshaya
Kaphakṣaya (कफक्षय).—pulmonary consumption. Derivable forms: kaphakṣayaḥ (कफक्षयः).Kaphakṣaya i...
Somaroga
Somaroga (सोमरोग).—m. (-gaḥ) A particular disease of women.
Rogalakshana
Rogalakṣaṇa (रोगलक्षण).—n. (-ṇa) The symptoms or sign of a disease or of its progress. E. roga ...
Netraroga
Netraroga (नेत्ररोग).—m. (-gaḥ) Any disease of the eye. E. netra, and roga disease.
Sindhukapha
Sindhukapha (सिन्धुकफ).—m. (-phaḥ) Cuttle-fish-bone. E. sindhu the sea, kapha phlegm.

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