Do You Have Ama (Toxins)?

Ayurveda talks a lot about Ama — toxins that build up in the body due to an improper diet or lifestyle or pollution and provide a fertile breeding ground for disease. We can eat the best food but if we can’t digest it properly, we will be on the path to creating some sort of Ama. Malfunctioning […]

Why Agni is the Key to Health!

Agni is our digestive fire (metabolism) which is responsible for processing and absorbing the foods we eat. It is similar in its function to Pitta. Pitta contains heat-energy, which helps digestion. This heat-energy is Agni. Pitta and Agni are essentially the same with this subtle difference: Pitta is the container and Agni is the contents. […]