Ama: Digestive toxins

Updated: Feb 3

In Ayurvedic texts, ama is described as a toxin which can cause various diseases. Ama is a harmful substance which is produced as a result of weak digestive fire or a faulty metabolism. Ama can cause various physical and psychological imbalances in the body. Ayurveda gives importance to healthy digestive fire to prevent ama formation. All Ayurvedic texts give detailed guidelines for healthy ways of cooking and eating, to maintain a robust digestive fire. Healthy digestion can prevent ama formation and protect our health.

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