What is Ayurveda?

The word Ayurveda is a compound of the word āyus, which means ‘life’ or ‘life principle’, and the word veda, which refers to the knowledge system. ‘Ayurveda’ can therefore be …

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The 6 tastes in Ayurveda Sweet The sweet taste is composed of water and fire and corresponds above all to the kapha qualities.

6 Ayurvedic tastes in Ayurveda

In addition to the qualities, it is also important to learn more about the tastes of food. In Ayurveda there are 6 tastes: sweet, astringent, sour, salty, pungent and bitter. Just …

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Basic concepts of Ayurveda

Ayurveda encompasses many concepts. It would require extensive study to discuss and understand them all. However, three concepts are so essential that you need to know them in order to …

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