Udararoga, aka: Udara-roga; 2 Definition(s)


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Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Udararoga (उदररोग) refers to diseases in the belly. They are of six varieties,, viz.,

  1. Vatodara—a disease which gives rise to wind in the belly
  2. Jalodara—dropsy,
  3. Plihodara—enlargement of the spleen,
  4. Jakritodara—enlargement of the liver;
  5. Baddhodara—causes chronic constipation;
  6. Mahodara—a disease which causes an abnormal derangement of all or almost all of the organs in the belly.

(see the Rasajalanidhi by Bhudeb Mookerji)

Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Udararoga (उदररोग) refers to “disease of abdomen”. Medicinal formulations in the management of this condition include 19 references of Vatsanābha usages. Guṭikā is maximum (16) dosage form in the management of Udararoga. 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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Mahodāra (महोदार).—mfn. (-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Mighty, powerful. E. mahā and udāra great.
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Kṣudraroga (क्षुद्ररोग).—m. (-gaḥ) A minor disease, one of little importance. E. kṣudra, and ro...
Vṛkodara (वृकोदर) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.174.18, IX.44.100) and repre...
Hṛdroga (हृद्रोग).—m. (-gaḥ) 1. Heart-burn. 2. Any disease of the heart. 3. Sorrow, grief, angu...
Sahodara (सहोदर).—m. (-raḥ) A brother of whole blood, one by the same father and mother. E. sah...
Vātaroga (वातरोग).—n. (-gaṃ) Rheumatism, gout. E. vāta wind, and roga disease.
Śiroroga (शिरोरोग).—m. (-gaḥ) Disease of the head. E. śiras, roga sickness.
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Kṣayaroga (क्षयरोग).—m. (-gaḥ) Consumption. E. kṣaya, and roga disease.
Somaroga (सोमरोग).—m. (-gaḥ) A particular disease of women.
Pṛthūdara (पृथूदर).—mfn. (-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Large-bellied, stout, corpulent. m. (-raḥ) A ram. E. pṛt...

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