vishvabheshaja vati: common medication pill in India made of dry and fresh ginger root.
visarga: period from the summer solstice to the winter solstice, when the sun releases energy to the earth.
virya: the heating and cooling properties of a food or herb.
vipaka: the post-digestive effect of a food or herb. The energetic action of vipaka is in the large intestine.
vajikarana: virilizing medication. Could refer to an aphrodisiac.
utklishta: increased in their own locations, used to describe the doshas.
triphala: an herbal medication consisting of three Indian herbs (Haritaki, Amalaki, and Bibhitaki), often used to aid elimination.
trikatu: herbal mixture of dry ginger, black pepper, and Indian long pepper (pippali).
tejas: fire element as it relates to mental function; subtle fire throughout the body. The superfine essence of pitta.