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 -
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