Charaka Samhita


The taste that is sweet, in consequence of its being well-adapted to the body, increases the juices, blood, flesh, fat, bones, marrow, ojas and vital seed. It contributes to the health and cheerfulness of the six senses (viz., the five organs and the mind). It improves strength and complexion. It destroys (excited) bile, poisons and (excited) wind. It is beneficial to the skin, the hair and the voice. It contributes to cheerfulness

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@inproceedings{Sutherland2016CharakaS, title={Charaka Samhita}, author={Weston Sutherland}, booktitle={The Indian medical gazette}, year={2016} }