TASTE BUDSAND TASTE PATHWAY WITH A BRIEF REVIEW ON RASA DYANA IN AYURVEDAJournal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED AYURVED RESEARCH(IJAAR) (Vol.1, No. 08)
Publication Date: 2015-01-08
Authors : Aiswariya Satheesh; Patil.R.K;
Page : 1-4
Keywords : Taste buds; Taste Pathway; RasaDyana;
An important function of the tongue is taste sensation, which is derived from taste receptor cells located in clusters within taste buds on the surface of the tongue. Each taste bud is an oval body structure made up of modified epithelial cells. Taste is a complicated sensation depending upon the overall pattern of responses from taste buds all over the tongue. There is a particular pathway of taste because of which we can perceivetaste. Taste signals that project from thalamus to the primary gustatory area in the parietal lobe of cerebral cortex give rise to conscious perception of taste. In Ayurveda it is told that Indriya with the help of mana perceives its indriyaartha.And in modern we can get the detail description who it is occurring and the anatomical structures involved for the same.According to Ayurveda there are six rasas.So in this paper with the help of modern it is tried to understand how rasadyana is perceived.
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