|Etymology/ Definition||निज: शरीर दोष समुत्थ:। च. सू. ११/४५|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – innate|
|Implied Meaning||This is a type of disease resulting due to imbalance in three Dosha ( Vaata, Pitta, Kapha ).|
|Elaboration||This group of intrinsic diseases comprises all those diseases developed due to vitiation of Dosha ( S`hareeradoshasamutthita ) e. g. Jvara, Raktapitta .|
Mind and body are the two sites for development of Nija diseases.
|Contemporary Colloquial||Of intrinsic origin like vitiated Dosha activity|
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