|Etymology/ Definition||आमपक्वाशयचर: समानो वह्निसंङ्गत: । सोऽन्नं पचति तज्जांश्च विशेषान्विविनक्ति हि। सु.नि.१/१६|
|Reference||C.Chi 28/8, A.H.Su.12/8, S.Ni.1/16|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – one of the five vital airs ( that which circulates about the navel and is essential to digestion.|
|Implied Meaning||A type of Vaata , which resides near Antaraagni ( between Aamaas`haya and Pakvaas`haya ) and enhances strength of Agni .|
|Elaboration||It moves everywhere in the abdomen ( Kosht`ha ) and digests consumed food, assimilates it in to Saara ( essence ) and Kit`t`a ( wastes ). It also contributes in elimination of waste products.|
Vitiation of Samaana Vaayu develops diseases like Gulma ( various tumours ), depletion of digestive power, diarrhoea.
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