Three Humors

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Three Humors

Tibetan medicine
Those three components which, in the Tibetan construct of the universe, are present in all living things:
▪ Wind (linked to respiration and movement); 
▪ Bile (linked to digestion, skin complexion and emotion); and
▪ Phlegm (linked to joint mobility, skin elasticity and sleep).
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Now, this same source is the locus classicus of the Ayurvedic theory of the three dosas, the three humours or morbific entities that are responsible for pathogenesis in the human organism (Caraka Samhita 1.