Ayurveda Glossary - V

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Vamana: medicated emesis

Varsha: monsoon

Vasa: fact of the muscles

Vasant: Spring

Vata: the dosha responsible for all movement in the body, biological air humor.

Vata vyadhi: diseases due to aggravation of vatas

Vataj: due to vata

Vayu: another name for vat

Vedas: ancient books of knowledge presenting the spiritual signs of awareness

Vijnyana: intelligence

Vipaka: metabolised part of drug, the after taste of food in the body

Virechan: Purgation

Vishesh: Special

 

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