katu-rasa

Ayurveda tastes Katu Rasa or Pungent taste

ayurveda tastes, katu rasa, katu rasa ayurveda.

ayurveda tastes, katu rasa, katu rasa ayurveda.Katu rasa is pungent taste. This taste is made up of fire element and air element. When foods with katu rasa are consumed, it excites nerve endings present in tip of the tongue. The irritation caused by katu rasa makes tears flow, increases salivation and stimulates nasal secretion. The foods which are pungent to taste can cause burning sensation in cheeks.

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