KOSHTA is a unique concept in ayurveda. It is characterized as nature of stomach related plot, which addresses motility of the digestive organs and development of food and fecal matter in the nutritious waterway and disposal of the stool.
Classification of Kostha
As per Ayurveda, KOSHTA has three primary classifications as per the predominance of the Dosha in the body or ayurvedic body type.
- KOSHTA Type Dominant Dosha
- KRURA (Hard) Vata Dosha
- MRIDU (Soft) Pitta Dosha
- MADHYA (Moderate) Kapha Dosha
Krura (Hard) Koshtha
KRURA KOSHTA implies Vata is more prevailing in the alimentary canal, which decreases fluid substance in the stool and bringing about end of hard stools. It causes trouble in disposal and may likewise dry the stool.
LAGHU (Light) and RUKSHA (Dry) characteristics of Vata decreases delicateness, tenacity, and sleekness of the stool. Notwithstanding, these characteristics are additionally needed in congruity with others for appropriate end of the fecal matter and forestalling the free stools, yet in KRURA KOSHTA, these characteristics are more than the standard thing, which may result in:
- Trouble in defecation
- Hard and dry Stool
- Blockage normally happens
It’s anything but important that KRURA KOSHTA causes these indications or issues, yet individuals with it are more inclined to these issues.
Mrudu (Soft) Kostha
MRIDU KOSHTA implies Pitta is dominating in the wholesome channel, which somewhat builds the fluid substance because of its DRAVA (fluid) quality in the fecal matter bringing about semi-strong release of fecal matter.
Individuals with MRIDU KOSHTA are more inclined to following medical issue:
- Free stools or semi-strong stools
- Expanded recurrence of crap
- Looseness of the bowels can regularly happen
It’s anything but vital that MRIDU KOSHTA causes these indications or issues, yet individuals with MRIDU KOSHTA are more inclined to these issues.
Madhya (Moderate) Kostha
MADHYA KOSHTA implies Kapha is more prevalent in the wholesome trench bringing about section delicate and strong stool, which is alluring and great. The ideal degree of Kapha monitors the VATA and PITTA and forestalls free and hard stools.
At the point when Kapha is overabundance in the nutritious channel, bodily fluid substance is seen in the stool. It is more normal issue in individuals with MADHYA KOSHTA.
Importance of Koshta
- To discover either infection is koshtagata or shakhagata or Madhyama.
- Its assistance to choose samprapti of illness, either doshas going koshta to shakha or the other way around.
- After panchkarma perception of doshas, will be doshas going shakha to koshta or not.
- To discover koshta to shkahagati or shakha to koshatgati and as per that vrudhi, Abhishanadanaupkarma done.
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.