PATHWAYS & DIRECTIONS USED ON JOYFUL BELLY
On Joyful Belly, we've integrated this system into the core of the website, to provide tools for modern clinicians. Please click on category below to see how remedies are classified under this system. See all categories
DOWNWARD (ADHO GATI MARGA)
Downward-moving (Adho Gati Marga) substances move food downward in the GI tract, settle the nervous system, and relax muscles.
Inward moving substances promote introspection, self reflection, stillness, or slow the system down.
Outward-moving substances stimulate circulation, push heat towards the skin, or are stimulating.
SIDEWAYS (TIRYAK GATI MARGA)
UPWARD (URDHVA GATI MARGA)
Upward-moving substances (Urdvha Gati Marga) include anything stimulating or activating, or that move upward in the body.