The Earth Element | Panchmahabhoot
Introduction The Earth Element
The element earth, called “Prithvi” in Sanskrit. Earth element comes 5th in the formation of five super elements(Pancha mahabhutus). Earth evolves by rest four super elements Ether(space), Air(vayu), Water(Jal), Fire(Agni).
The Importance of Earth Element
sense organ of the earth element is the Smell sense, and the associated organ of smell sense is the nose. nose manifests the sense of smell in our body and this affects us both emotionally and physically. there is a therapy called Aromatherapy or smell therapy. it is found very effective in many diseases like reducing stress, relieving anxiety, recovering depression, improve focus, boost energy, strengthening immune, balance hormone level, etc.
Qualities of Earth Element
Now let’s talk about earth qualities, qualities that will help us to understand earth elements better. earth is Heavy, Solid, Cool, Stable, Dry, Rough, and clear.
Earth Element Effects on Dosha and Body
Earth and water element creates Kapha Dosha in our body. the earth element is found in almost every eatery, major sources of this element are grains, nuts, legumes, meat. earth element directly affects to mamsa(muscular tissue), meda(fat), and asthi(bony tissue) dhatus in our body, thus healthy earth element reflects good and healthy body structure, while the excess of earth element leads to increase body size, excess fat, thick skin, strong nails, dense hairs, and deficiency leads to weakness, weaker bones, tucked body structure, deteriorated body fat.