Shotha, aka: Śotha, Śoṭha; 4 Definition(s)
Shotha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 terms Śotha and Śoṭha can be transliterated into English as Sotha or Shotha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Śotha (शोथ) refers to “inflammation”. These includes 10 references of Vatsanābha usages. Guṭikā is maximum (10) dosage form in the management of Śotha. 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)
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
1) Śotha (swelling in the cervical region) is a medical symptom in classical Ayurveda.
2) Śotha (oedema)(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
śōtha (शोथ).—m S Swelling, puffedness, tumefaction.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Śoṭha (शोठ).—a. [śuṭh-ac]
2) Low, wicked.
3) Idle, lazy.
-ṭhaḥ 1 A fool.
2) An idler, sluggard.
3) A low or wicked man.
4) A rogue, cheat.
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Śotha (शोथ).—[Uṇ.2.4] Swelling, intumescence.
Derivable forms: śothaḥ (शोथः).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Search found 7 books and stories containing Shotha, Śotha or Śoṭha. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter LI - Symptoms and Treatment of Asthma (Shvasa) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]