Spleen-tonic (Dipana, deepaneeya) - Foods & Herbs List
AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON SPLEEN-TONICAn herb that strengthens spleen function by improving strength of the blood. Spleen tonics Builds agni, brighten the person's appearances & firms up tissues.
The spleen is your resevoir of extra red blood cells Red blood cells are the fire of the body. As all fire purifies strengthening the spleen cleanses, brightens, and tones all organs and tissues. The outward signs of this 'brightening' include rosy cheeks, lips, palms, soles, and genitalia, as well as a charming sparkle to the eyes. Strengthening the spleen is equivalent to igniting agni. Agni tends to wane in the elderly. Agni is a composite triology of heart (circulation), liver (oil), and spleen (fire). When these three elements are in place, agni is strong.
OTHER HERB ACTIONS AFFECTING DIGESTION
HELPFUL FOR*'Spleen-tonic' may be helpful for these symptoms and causes below.
Blood and Circulation
Cleanse and Detox
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About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.
John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 6 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.
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