The Five Subdoshas of Pitta

Alochaka Pitta functions in the eye region and governs vision.

Bhrajaka Pitta is located in the skin and regulates the biochemical processes which occur in the skin. Complexion and skin glow are regulated by Bhrajaka Pitta.

Sadhaka Pitta resides in the heart and the brain. Emotional balance, contentment, intelligence and memory are examples of functions governed by Sadhaka Pitta.

Pachaka Pitta is located in the duodenum and small intestines. Transformation of food into nutrients and wastes through the process of digestion is governed by Pachaka Pitta.

Ranjaka Pitta resides in the liver and the spleen and is responsible for blood composition and the distribution of nutrients to cells and tissues through the blood.