|Etymology/ Definition||यस्त्वामाशयसंस्थित:। क्लेदक: सोऽन्नसंघातक्लेदनात्। अ.हृ.सू. १२/१६|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – wetting, moistening, phlegm in the stomach|
|Implied Meaning||It is one of the five subtypes of Kapha Dosha, which contribute in digestion process by moistening and fragmenting the consumed food.|
|Elaboration||Vaagbhat`a specifically describes subtypes of Kapha . It is located in the stomach. It liquefies the bulk of ingested food ( Annasamghaata ) and starts the process of digestion.|
Vitiation of Kledaka Kapha leads to various diseases related to gastro intestinal tract.
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