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6.5.2 Tastes and their ayurvedic values


The table below shows some of the other values of the six tastes. The degrees stated are relative to each other, great being the strongest.

Tastes and Their Values

TASTENUTRITIONAL VALUEMEDICAL
VALUE
EXCESS CAUSESAFFECTED ORGANS
Sweetgreatlittletoxinspancreas / spleen
Sourmoderatelittleacidityliver
Saltysomelittleloosenesskidneys
Pungent (spicy)somegoodburnnglungs /small intestine
Bitterleastgreatcoldheart
Astringentsmallgreatcontractcolon





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