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Article: A REVIEW ON AAM: THE CAUSATIVE FACTOR FOR SROTODUSTI
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Pritam Moharana, Rakesh Roushan *
Abstract: Srotas are the inner transporting channels of body. Srotas are defined as the empty spaces expanded inside the entire body, which originates from empty space and different from sira and dhamani. Diet and lifestyle those are suitable to doshas and contrary to dhatus in their properties cause morbidity in srotamsi. The rasavaha srotamsi have their origin from hridaya and dash dhamanis. Etiological factors for causing rasavaha sroto dushti are intake of heavy, cold over unctuous food in excessive quantity and perform excessive mental work. Disturbed functions of agni leads to formation of under processed anna rasa which is immature called aam located in aamasaya and it exacerbates all the doshas. Samana vayu brings aam from aamasaya to the root of rasavaha srotas. From the heart vyana vayu ejects the aam along with ras simultaneously, continuously, and forcefully to the whole body. When saam ras and aggravated doshas, reaches the place where khavaigunya is present and vitiates the dushya. It is macromolecule So, unable to get into the minute Channel, gets obstructed, accumulates and gives rise to prodormal symptoms of diseases. Srotodusti is of four kinds. Atipravriti, sanga, siragranthi and vimarga gaman. If there is atipravriti, it leads to atisara, if there is sanga, it causes alasaka and grahani. If there is siragranthi, it leads to arsa and if there is vimarg gaman it causes udara roga and raktapitta.
Keyword: Aam, Agni, Khavaigunya, Srotadusti, Srotas