Understanding Digestion Process From An Ayurveda View
Ayurveda explains the digestion strength as Agni. Agni is a Sanskrit word meaning fire. All the factors involved with digestion – enzymes, Hydrochloric acid, etc are collectively termed as Agni. Let us forget about the modern process of digestion and try to learn about it in purely Ayurvedic perspective. So, for the time being please avoid thinking about enzymes, metabolism etc.
(plasma, or /mucus)
Tridosha In Ayurveda – Complete Details – Astanga Hruday Sutrasthan 11
11th chapter of Sutrasthana of Ashtanga Hrudayam explains in detail regarding Tridosha in Ayurveda. Tridosha are – Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Understanding Tridosha concept is your first step towards learning Ayurveda. The chapter is called as Doshadi Vijnaneeya Adhyaya.
Chief constituents of the body :- Dehasya Mulam –
Dosha – Vata, Pitta and Kapha
Dhatu – Body tissues – Rasa (lymph / product of digestion), Rakta (blood), Mamsa (muscle), Meda (fat), Asthi (bone), Majja (bone marrow) and Shukra (male and female reproductory secretions)
Mala – waste products – sweat, urine and faeces Doshas, are the roots of the body.
Dhatu – 7 Body Tissues As Explained In Ayurveda
Ayurveda explains about 7 body tissue components which form the physical body. The functioning of body tissue is regulated by Tridosha. Let us learn about each of them in detail.
Decrease Of Tissues – Dhatu Kshaya – Reasoning, Symptoms
There are seven types of tissues in our body as per Ayurveda. These are called as Dhatu. Decrease or depletion of body tissues is termed as Dhatu Kshaya. In learning about disease process, having a clear knowledge of Dhatu and Dhatu kshaya is as important as understanding Tridosha.
We already have learnt about What are Dhatus and what are its types in detail.