manda agni - slow digestion ; one of the three categories of disturbed agni (three clinical types of agni); digestion affected by the heavy (guru), slow (manda), and cool (shita or sheeta) qualities (gunas) of kapha dosha, causing slow metabolism. Related to underactive thyroid, sluggish digestion, mucous, and ama.
See three clinical types of agni (vishama agni of vata, tikshna agni of pitta and manda agni of kapha). See also stomach or ama shaya (amashaya). Related to pachaka pitta, samana vayu and kledaka kapha.