tikta-rasa

Tikta Rasa or bitter taste – an Ayurveda View

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bitter taste ayurveda, tikta rasa, ayurveda bitter taste foodsMost of us have averseness towards bitter tasting foods. According to texts of ayurveda the bitter taste is made up of Akasha (space element)  and  Vayu (air element). This taste cleanses the mouth. Once we taste the bitter foods or herbs, it becomes difficult to identify other tastes immediately. It temporarily numbs the taste buds and makes them insensitive to other tastes.

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