As the name indicates that the food is being Digested with Difficulty.
Digestion is Performed by various Digestive Enzymes which in Ayurveda are termed as "PACHAKA PITTA or PACHAKA AGNI".
Indigestion (Ajirna) is caused due to Deficient Secretions & functioning of Digestive Enzymes(Pachaka Rasa+Agni). This leads to formation of AMA ( The Culprit of Many Diseases).
|Loss of Appetite, Nausea,Abdominal Heaviness||AMA DOSHA|
|Eructations, Bloating, Hard Stools, Constipation, Flatulence, Abdominal Pain.||VATA DOSHA|
|Chest, Throat Burns, Vomiting Headache, Giddiness.||PITTA DOSHA|
Panchakarma Treatment is needed only if the duration of the Disease manifestation is above 2 years.
Before starting any Panchakarma Treatment, langhana (fasting), dipanam(stimulating Digestive Power) and pachana (improving metabolism) is to be done with the help of Ayurveda Medicines.