Ama Pachana - Conceptual study as per classics of Ayurveda
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Ama pachana,
Management Guideline by Ayurveda,
pachana

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Chaudhari, M. V., Atkare, A., & Bhandare, V. (2022). Ama Pachana - Conceptual study as per classics of Ayurveda. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 10(04). Retrieved from https://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/1066

Abstract

Modifications and changes in lifestyle affects the health in such a way that, it will be responsible for getting affected with various disorders. Jatharagni plays the key role in the process of digestion. Many factors from modified and changed lifestyle affect jatharagni which leads to the formation of ama. Ama is the first product formed after the improper digestion. It is considered as root cause of diseases. Hence by managing ama, leads step towards disease free life. Pachana is a one way to achieve it. In all these measures pachana is the first one which is mentioned by Ayurveda. Srotorodha (congestion of doshas in the body), Balabhransha (weakness in forms of physical strength), Gaurava (heaviness in the body), Anilmoodhata (vayu indolence), Aalasya (loss of enthusiasm), Apakti (loss of digestion), Nishtiva (excessive spitting), Malasanga (constipation), Aruchi (tastelessness), Klama (mental fatigue). In the treatment measures are pachana, deepana, snehana, swedana and shodhana. In all these measures pachana is the first one which is mentioned by Ayurveda. Hence ama pachana is selected for this article. As pachana is also mentioned in the treatment measures of ama, it is the most important treatment measure in the process of treatment of ama. Ama is enough explained in classical texts of Ayurveda, which is considered as root cause of diseases. And pachana is the best line of treatment for management of ama, which is basic treatment to start management of Ayurveda, such as treatment of diseases, before Panchakarma and Rasayana chikitsa.

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