Six Tastes

Sweet, salty, bitter, sour, pungent and astringent. These become the cause of different diseases when aggravated.

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Application of treatment as per symptoms of Doshas

Disease is caused by imbalancing of the doshas. For example, if a Pitta dosha eats much ginger, it will create excess fire in the digestive system (body). This results in Pitta disorders like acid indigestion. Disease may be caused by deficient, improper or excess contact with seasons ( e.g., excess cold in winter), sensory objects… Continue reading Application of treatment as per symptoms of Doshas

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Diseases caused by individual Doshas

Vayu/Pitta, Vayu/Kapha, Pitta/Kapha, and a combination of all three (tridosha). Although finding the cause of an illness is still a mystery to modern science, it was and continues to be the main goal of Ayurveda. Six stages of the development of disease were known, including aggravation, accumulation, overflow, relocation, a buildup in a new site, and manifestation… Continue reading Diseases caused by individual Doshas

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Three types of doshas and their significance

Vata (Air) Vata or air means movement in the universe. Vata is responsible for all the movements. Vata molecules are light, minute, clear, rough and dry. They are always mobile and move in all directions. They quickly spread throughout the body. Vata is cold in nature and causes the diseases related to cold. Because of… Continue reading Three types of doshas and their significance

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Three Doshas – Their normal and abnormal stage

Parallel to the three qualities of mind in creation are the three doshas or constitutions in human body. Vata, Pitta and Kapha are the three biological elements, which constitute the structural and fundamental units of all the living cells, tissues, organs and the body as a whole. The three doshas originate from five elements, i.e.… Continue reading Three Doshas – Their normal and abnormal stage

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Five elements (Base of constitution of the universe)

Creation of Five Elements The whole universe is made up of five essential elements-Building blocks that all life forms contain: Ether, air, fire, water and earth. We can easily see how life was created from the subtlest to the grossest matter. From eternity, the subtlest form of matter is ether. Ether mixing with eternity creates… Continue reading Five elements (Base of constitution of the universe)

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Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda (Science of life) is the traditional medicine and natural healing system of India and its cultural sphere. Its foundation comes from the Vedic Era, the primitive age around 5000 years ago. It is appropriate to say that it is the Mother of all Healing Systems. Ayurveda is one of the most comprehensive healing systems… Continue reading Introduction to Ayurveda

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