Kledaka kapha

One of the five sub-types of ‘Kapha’ which plays a most important role in moistening and liquefying the food consequently to be processed by the stomach.

One of the five subtypes of kapha; that aspect of kapha that resides primarily in the stomach and gastrointestinal tract; it is liquid, soft, oily, slimy, and it maintains the gastric mucous membrane, provides the liquid medium in which digestion occurs (in the stomach), hydrates the cells and tissues, and is absorbed via the stomach wall to nourish rasa dhatu and kapha everywhere in the body.