Hence the Bhautic Constitution is water predominant, with Earth contributing secondly and with Water in an infinitesimal manner, Fire and Air are conspicuous by their absence.
Rasa – Madhura
Virya – Sita
Vipaka (post digestive effect) – as before in the table;
Because of this constitution it Annihilates/ alleviates the Vata dosha due to its sweetness in taste and effect as well as cold phase activity. Generates/intensifies Kapha due to its common and comparable taste, effect, phase and properties. It exhibits the following actions on the various bodily constituents.
Rasa – Rasavardhana owing to its common and comparable constitution.
Rakta – Raktaprasadana due to its sweet and cold effect.
Mamsa – Medavivardhana due its sweet and heavy attributes.
Meda – Medavivardhana due to comparable constitution.
Sukara – Sukravardhana due to madhura taste, Snigdha, Saugandha attributes and cold phase activity.
In the byproducts of Dhatus (Updhatuus):
Raja and Stanya – Vyadhikar due to its Rasa generative action on waste products.
Srsta Mutrakara due to its sweet effect and gurutva.
Srsta Malakara due to its sweet effect and gurutva.
It facilitates an easy flow out for the fecal matter and the urine from the body.
Some other important actions are as follows :
Abhisyandi – A substance which is capable of occluding the Rasayan and causing accumulation of Rasa and heaviness owing to its Picilla (slimy character), Gurutva (heavy on digestion and conversion) and its affinity towards Rasa dhatu.
Rakta prasadana – Capable of purifying the Rakta dhatu, due to its sweet taste, post digestive effect and cold phase activity.
Upalepakara – A substance which is capable of sticking to the surface in contact and causing balkiness, owing to its Picchilata and Mruduta.