Cereals

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Picture Food Stuff Element & its Proportion Taste Effect on Constitution Some Facts
cereals
Wheat Water (2)
Earth  (2)
Sweet Decreases Vatta, Pitta                 Increases Kapha New wheat increases ama (acid), old wheat decreases kapha
Barley
Barley Earth (2)
Fire (2)
Sweet, Pungent, Astringent Increases Vatta                Decreases Pitta, Kapha Reduces body fat and increases passing urine
Rice
Rice Earth (2)
Water (2)
Fire (2)
Sweet Decreases Vatta, Pitta        New increases Kapha Decreases burning sensation in the body increases passing urine
Bajra
Bajra Earth  (2)
Air (1)
Sweet Increases Vatta, Pitta       Decreases Kapha Heavy to digest
jowar
Jowar Earth (2)
Air (2)
Sweet, Astringent Decreases Vatta, Pitta        Sometimes increases Kapha Good in diabetes
ragi
Ragi -
Air (2)
Sweet, Bitter, Astringent Sometimes increases Vatta -
corn
Corn - Cold Sometimes increases Vatta -
Cereals | Pulses | Vegetables | Fruits | Nuts | Spices | Milk & Milk Products | Sweeteners | Miscellaneous
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