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Key Principles of Ayurveda: Dhatus (Tissues) & Srotas (Channels)

Ayurveda recognizes seven bodily tissues (Dhatus): rasa (plasma i.e. serum, white blood cells, lymphatic system), rakta (red blood cells), mamsa (muscle), medda (fat), asthi (bones and cartilage), majja (bone marrow, nerve tissue, connective tissue), shukra/artava (male/female reproductive organs). The first and most important Dhatu is Rasa because this tissue feeds all the other six tissues in a chronological order. If the metabolism (Agni) of a Dhatu is impaired, this will

 
 
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