Ayurveda References with the Letter R
Rajas - Literal meaning; the law of nature
that maintains the balance of life and life itself.
the three ‘Gunas’ referred to by Ayurveda medicine
practice characterized by action and energy together with
passion and stimulation.
Rakshasa - Synonym for demons or also applied
to define one whose mind is unable to see good from bad leading
to conflicts and anger.
Most commonly encountered in Ayurveda
treatments’ texts. Literal meaning; the blood.
Ram - Hero warrior of the Holy Hindu epic,
the Ramayana. Also regarded as the embodiment of righteousness,
he is also the seventh incarnation of ‘Vishnu’.
Ranjaka - One of the five ‘Pitta’
sub ‘Doshas’ located in the stomach, liver and spleen.
Rasa - The first of the seven ‘Dhatis’
according to Ayurveda herb practices, with its main function being
that of feeding all the bodily cells.
Rasayana - Literal meaning; rejuvenation, commonly
used with Ayurveda massage and / or herbal treatments phrases.
Rechaka - The out-breathing, also exercised during
Ayurveda yoga. Rasa-vaha Srotas - Plasma or Lymph circulating
Rasi - Quantity, Heap, Pile, Mass.
Ratricarya - Routine to be or followed during the
evening and / or night. Commonly used accompanying a health herbal
essence consumption prescription.
Ritucarya - Routine to be or followed during different
Found applied in sentences as explained above (Ratricarya).
Ruksa - Dry, Not Greasy, Arid, Emaciated, Thin.
Rupa - Signs, marks or scars caused by disease
or disorders in the skin or any bodily organ in particular. (Look
under Ayurveda Skin Care for more information on this topic).