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Vata: The Ayurvedic Dosha of Air + Ether

The Vata Dosha is comprised of the elements Air and Ether. This principle of kinetic energy in the body controls all body movements and is mainly concerned with the nervous system. Vata possesses all the qualities we associate with air. It dries, it cools, it roughens, it is mobile and it is erratic.

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  • Cold
  • Light
  • Irregular
  • Mobile
  • Less dense

Associated Organs

  • Brain
  • Heart
  • Colon
  • Bones
  • Lungs
  • Bladder
  • Bone Marrow
  • Nervous System