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Etymology/ Definitionमुखे अपूर्णे सति य: सञ्चारयितुं शक्यते स कवल: उच्यते।
अ. हृ. सू. २२/११ अरुणदत्त
ReferenceA.H.Su.22/11 Arun`adatta
Literary MeaningM / W – a wash for cleansing the mouth
Implied MeaningThe quantity that facilitates the movement of liquid inside the mouth is known as Kavala.
ElaborationIn Kavala, liquid is allowed to move freely in the mouth cavity and throat.
It is advocated mainly in diseases related to neck, head, ear, mouth and eyes. It is also indicated in conditions like nausea, anorexia, lassitude and common cold.
It is different from Gan`d`oosha ( gargling ).

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