Agni – our inner Fire

Agni is a Sanskrit word for “fire.” “When your emotional agni is strong, you are able extract whatever is nourishing and eliminate the rest. The inability to metabolize emotions, however, produces just as much toxic residue as undigested food. In fact, pent-up anger, long-held sadness, and lingering guilt are more debilitating for most people thanContinue reading “Agni – our inner Fire”

Ama – a build up of toxic waste

In Ayurveda, anything undigested in the body is known as ama. Ama can be anything we take in – from the food we eat, the thoughts we think, our unprocessed emotions or experiences. Undigested food, or food that isn’t properly digested, assimilated and absorbed well, and cellular waste that isn’t removed efficiently, builds up asContinue reading “Ama – a build up of toxic waste”