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AGNI
 

all digestive and metabolic processess

leads to – strength, good health, long life, enthusiasm, Prana
 

out of balance – toxicity, inflammation

ON MAT

 

word – PROCESS

 

medicine – indigestion, fatigue, mood changes

 

qualities - hot, sharp, penetrating, spreading, subtle, luminous, clear

 

elements – fire and water

 

dosha – pitta meaning ‘to burn’

 

direction – inwardly and outwardly circulating

 

location – ‘grahani’ - duodenum to 1st part of small intestine

 

movements – contraction then extension

 

breath – full inhale and extended exhale and pause

 

sankalpa – I am brave, determined, capable and strong and I get the best out of life

 

OFF MAT

 

tastes – kitcheree, spices, bitters,

 

remedies – triphala, trikatu, ginger, garlic

 

massage – belly, knees, elbows,

 

lifestyle – correct amount of water (including not too much), timing meals, attend to urges, no daysleep, no nightshift work or staying up past 11pm, managing emotions, cleansing eyes, eyedrops, ghee eye-baths, no dieting