QUALITIES OF PITTA SANKSRIT
According to the Astanga Hrdayan the qualities of pitta dosha are :
Qualities of Pitta in Sanskrit and devanagari script :
Translated into English language.
Sasneha – slightly oily, unctuous,
Teekshna – piercing, entering into deep tissues, penetrating
Ushna – hotness,
Laghu – lightness,
Visram – bad smell,
Sara – having fluidity, movement,
and drava – liquidity.
Source: Vagbhat. “Chapter 1: Ayushkameeya आयु कामीयं Adhyaya – Desire for long life”, Astanga Hridaya Sutrasthan, 2013, p.5