A Channnels of Circulation In Ayurveda & Its Concept


One of the fundamental concepts of Ayurveda is the concept of srotas. This name identifies the innumerable channels (visible and invisible) that are present throughout the body.

This srotas serve to circulate both the nutrients and waste products (bad) inward and outward. The obstruction of the srotas or their incorrect functioning causes, the appearance of diseases in the short or long term.

The incorrect functioning of the srotas prevents the correct absorption of the nutrients that form the tissues and the correct expulsion of the bad ones, which ends up becoming a problem for the body’s health.

Types of srotas

Among the srotas present in the body, three connect the individual directly to the outside world:

  • Pranavaha Srotas or channels: they are responsible for (Prana) breathing.
  • Annavaha Srotas or channels:  they carry liquids and solid food.
  • Udakavaha Srotas or channels:…

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