– Sanskrit name of dosa as mentioned in ayurvedic texts
Vidaha - burning sensation & acidity
Agni - Sanskrit meaning for fire – According to Ayurveda, agni governs and controls digestion and metabolism
Vata – It refers to one of the three doshas. This is made of air and ether. This functional unit is characterized by movement, coldness, lightness & dryness within the body. When imbalanced it produces pain in various parts of the body.
Pitta – It refers to one of the three doshas. This is made of fire and water. This functional unit is characterized by heat, temperature and digestion in the body. When imbalanced it produces heat & burning sensation in the body.
Kapha – It refers to one of the three doshas. This is made of earth and water. It is characterized by fluidity, strength & nourishment. When imbalanced it produces heaviness phlegm in the body .
Dhatu - It is the basic structural and nutritional body part that supports or nourishes the seven body tissues. The seven tissues of our body are the plasma, blood, muscle, fat, bones, bone marrow & semen.
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