FUNCTIONS OF DOSHA

(Ref: Ashtanga Hridaya)

DOSHAFUNCTIONS
VataMovements
PittaDigestion and assimilation
KaphaStructure and Integrity

Vata is responsible for all the movements in the body such as Expiration, Inspiration, Motor activities of the body, regulation of natural urges, regulation of function of sense organs and regulation of proper nourishment and function of tissues.

Pitta is responsible for heat, metabolism, transformation in body and mind. It is concerned with digestion, metabolic processes, vision, hunger, thirst, taste, provides lustre, memory and intellect.

Kapha is the source of strength and it provides stability and is responsible for growth, development and binding various structures in the body. 

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