IMPORTANCE OF AGNI – AS A PATHOLOGICAL FACTOR
Rohit N. Shukla*, Dr. Ragini R. Patil, Dr. Rajesh H. Mhaske, Dr. Satyendrakumar R. Singh and Dr. Suresh S. Shinde
In Ayurveda, it states that agni has significant role to maintain the healthy life. Agni is co relate with digestive power of the body. Agni is having many derivatives which shows the importance of Agni as Ayu (longevity) which means it increases the life span of the human if Agni is working properly. Agni is basically divided in three types viz, jatharagni, bhutagni & dhatwagni. All these types are maintain the body functioning properly. Jatharagni maintains metabolism & bhutagni & dhatwagni maintains metabolism on cellular level. Imbalance of these types causes agnimandya & leads in ama production, which is main cause of diseases. So agni is important factor in body. Proper maintenance of agni is important for healthy life.
Keywords: Agni, Metabolism, Ama, Agnimandya.
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