Shat Rasaas (Six Tastes)

“svaaduramloƒtha lavanah
katukastikta eva ca
kaashaayasceti shatkoyam
rasaanaam samgrahah smritah”

Six rasas or tastes are:
1. Svaad (Sweet)
2. Amla (Sour)
3. Lavana (Salty)
4. Katuka (Bitter)
5. Tikta (Pungent)
8. Kashaaya (Astringent)

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