Shoshajvara, Śoṣajvara, Shosha-jvara: 1 definition
Shoshajvara 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.
The Sanskrit term Śoṣajvara can be transliterated into English as Sosajvara or Shoshajvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
Śoṣajvara (शोषज्वर) or Kṣayajvara refers to “fever due to consumption” and represents one of the three types of fever (jvara).—The fever due to consumption or phthisis affects all the seven dhatus (viz. chyle, blood, semen, fat, marrow, bone, and flesh). This fever is of three different kinds, viz. (1) vata-balasaka, (2) bilepa, and (3) pralepa.
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 4 - Ksaya-jvara or Shosha-jvara (fever due to consumption) < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]