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Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health

By |2022-10-14T01:31:01+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health Did you know that several diseases and health conditions begin in the gut? Ayurveda teaches us that the health of our digestive system is the singular most important factor that determines our health and wellbeing in the long term. The same way as western medicine reminds us [...]

What is Ama in Ayurveda?

By |2022-10-14T01:33:23+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Ama in Ayurveda? The other day, a client asked me about, ama, a unique concept in Ayurveda. "Ms. Vikram, what is ama? What does it do? Why does it ammeter?" In Sanskrit, ama means toxin or undigested metabolic waste. Ama translates literally to mean things like “unripe,” “uncooked,” “raw,” “immature,” or “undigested.”[1] What causes ama? There are [...]

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