Body type traits – doshas
For a better understanding of your Ayurvedic constitution and to double-check the test results, the following is a list of the basic physical and psychological characteristics of people with one dominant dosha in their constitution.
Creativity · Enthusiasm · Freedom · Generosity · Joy · Liveliness
For people with a predominant dosha vata, or, in other words, having a cotton disorder in the direction of its increased excitement, often characterized by malnutrition, constipation, insomnia, impotence, absent or irregular periods, reduced muscle mass, headaches, neuroses, dry skin, rheumatism , arthritis, flatulence (gas accumulation in the stomach and intestines), cramps and colic, premature aging, and a large number of other symptoms and disorders. People with the dominant dosha must strictly follow the diet below. If there are only certain disorders of cotton wool, but the constitution itself (dosha) is different, then it is necessary to follow the diet below only until these disorders disappear.
Physically, such people are either very tall, or very tall, not muscular, with lean and lean limbs; They have a fast pace, which is characterized by short, quick steps. The skin as a whole is thin, darkish and cool. The hair is thin, dark, coarse, being either curly or curly. The face is usually long and angular, often with an underdeveloped chin. The neck is thin and skinny. The nose is small and narrow, it can be long, with a small hump or asymmetrical. Eyes tend to be small, narrow or sunken, dark brown or gray, with a dull shine. People with dominant dosha have small mouth with thin, narrow or tightly compressed lips. Teeth irregular, protruding or broken, protruding significantly from the gums. The voice is weak, low or broken, although speech is quick and intermittent.
People with vata temperament have a restless mind and weak memory. They avoid confrontation. They have an active and sensitive nature, and they express themselves through sporting and creative aspirations. Usually being artistic and creative with a good imagination, they sometimes indulge in pleasure too much. Of all the doshas, they are the most active sexually. Fearful, suspicious and restless, they ask many questions, theorize and overly indulge in analysis. Often dissatisfied with friendship, they are not able to support it. People with predominant dosha cotton wool spend money quickly, often on trivia. They sleep for 5-7 hours a day, and their sleep is light and intermittent.
Take a warm, well-prepared food sweet, sour and salty taste at least three times a day. Avoid hot, bitter and spicy foods. Because of their hypersensitivity, these people often suffer from food allergies, even with the use of such food, which is usually quite acceptable, including for themselves under normal circumstances. Instead of ignoring such dishes, it is better for people with dosha cotton wool to use ayurvedic remedies. Basically, the post does not bring them anything good, because it increases the elements (ether and air) of cotton wool. Under certain circumstances, fasting for one or two days with the use of grape juice and water may be useful. It is recommended to fast from 12 to 24 hours twice a month. People with cotton wool need plenty of water, milk, fruit juices and warm herbal teas sweetened with licorice are useful for them, which have a calming effect. Taking a small amount of red wine before meals or with meals can be helpful. Try to never eat alone, while watching television or in an excited and nervous state. On the choice of diet also see "Diet Planning – Food Choices".
Soothing and warming, such as "Makhanarayana".
Exercises of moderate intensity, such as yoga, walking and lifting small weights.
Recommended herbs and nutritional supplements
Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Haritaki, Guggul, Tricatu, Tea "Vata", "Soothing tea".
Increasing Vatu factors (which should be avoided for people with Vasha dosha):
- Staying cold, lack of order in life, too much dry, frozen or deferred food; food with a bitter, spicy or astringent taste.
- Fasting, too much travel, too much exercise or inappropriate nature, suppression of natural needs, surgery in the abdominal area.
- Do not rub the skin with oil.
Ambition · Focus · Trust · Courage · Striving for knowledge · Happiness · Reasonableness
Most people with infectious diseases, inflammation, diseases of the skin, liver, increased acidity of the stomach, diarrhea, high blood pressure, ulcers and other disorders are characteristic of people with a predominant dosita pitta, or, in other words, having a pitta disorder in the direction of its increased excitement. People with Pitta dosha have a very good digestive system that easily absorbs all sorts of food and absorbs low nutritional or unhealthy food combinations. However, the toxins that form in this way wander through the bloodstream, causing eczema, abscesses, acne and other diseases caused by skin pollution. People with the predominant dosha pitta should strictly follow the diet below. If there are only individual pitta disorders, but the constitution itself (dosha) is different, then the following diet should be followed only until these disorders disappear.
People with a pitta temperament have a moderately developed physique with muscular limbs and a purposeful, steady gait of medium speed. They have a loud, strong voice and accurate, persuasive speech. Their skin is bright, soft, shiny, warm and tends to burn easily in the sun; it is peculiar to freckles, it has many moles, it is prone to rash. Their body is hot and sweaty. For people with a temperament, pitts are characterized by beautiful and soft hair of light or reddish color, which tend to bloom rapidly. The face is shaped like a heart, often with a pointed chin. Their neck is proportional and has an average size. A smooth, pointed, medium-sized nose corresponds to medium-sized eyes that are either light blue or light gray or brown with an intense shine; they turn red in the summer or after swimming. In people with a predominant dosha pitta, both the mouth and the lips are of medium size; they also have medium-sized yellowish teeth.
People with dosha pitta are characterized by intelligence and thoroughness, which are due to their well-aware and focused mind. Harsh in anger, by nature they are irritable, jealous and aggressive. Insightful and prudent, they stand out for their ability to express their thoughts well, by their education and pride. With a developed sense of responsibility, they can make good decisions and properly organize activities. They love to argue, but have a sense of humor. Their selectively excellent memory makes them good students who quickly learn everything new. Moderately passionate about sex. They spend money sparingly, usually on luxuries.
Warm or cool food of a sweet, bitter or astringent taste is recommended rather than boiled or emitting steam and increasing elements (fire and water) of pitta. Refrain from eating spicy, salty and sour foods. Power mode should have a cooling effect. It is necessary to avoid in every way possible fried in butter and very spicy food, as well as a very late dinner. Raw fruits and vegetables are very helpful. One should not fast because it increases the pitta elements; fasting is possible twice a month with the use of apple, grape and pomegranate juice. Such people need plenty of fluids. Clean water is beneficial (without carbon dioxide,
Cooling, such as "Chandanbala Lakshadi".
Exercises of moderate intensity, such as jogging, swimming, yoga, cycling and lifting weights.
Recommended herbs and nutritional supplements
Haritaki, Bhumiamla, "Chavanprash", surakta, sitopladi churan, tea "Pitta".
Increasing Pitt Factors (which should be avoided by people with Pitta dosha):
- Staying out of heat, too much red meat, salt, spicy or sour foods. Indigestion and irregular food intake. Doing exercises at noon. Medications, especially antibiotics.
- Too much intellectual activity and thinking. Alcohol, fatigue. Anger, hate, fear, emotions.
CAPHA ("SLIME", "SPUTUM")
Caring · Centered · Compassion · Satisfaction · Faith · Doing · Grounding · Tolerance · Taking Care of Them · Stability · Supporting · Tenderness
People with predominant dosha kapha, or, in other words, having a kapha disorder in the direction of increased excitement, are characterized by obesity, high cholesterol, dropsy, diseases of the respiratory system and sinus, diabetes, gallstone and kidney stones, low blood pressure and other disorders. The accumulation of mucus in the body is always a sign of too much consumption of such food, which increases the elements of kapha. People with predominant dosha kapha must strictly follow the diet below. If there are only certain disorders of kapha, but the constitution itself (dosha) is different, then it is necessary to follow the diet below only until these disorders disappear.
Large, full, well-developed physique and large long limbs, people with a temperament of kapha have a pleasant, deep and resonant low voice with a slow and rhythmic speech. Their skin is usually thick, shiny, pale or white and cold. They have thick, thick, wavy, shiny and usually brown hair and a large, round and full face. The neck is firm, powerful, resembling the base of a tree trunk expanding below. They have a large, rounded nose and large, attractive, blue or light brown eyes. They are characterized by a large mouth with large and full lips. Their teeth are also large, white in color, with good tight gums.
People with predominant dosha kapha are calm, resilient, attentive, serious and patient individuals. They are difficult to anger, but if it did happen, it is not easy for them to calm down. They are noble, true to their words and avoid lies. Loyal, forgiving and understanding, they can be apathetic and even lazy if not controlled by others. Learning may be slow, but the memory will be good. They perform a logical analysis perfectly, but they need time to come to conclusions. Long and deep sleep and energetic and long sex are natural for them. If they manage to save money, then they spend it on food. From time to time, they may show an element of dullness, due to the fact that the mind of people with kapha temperament is usually too satisfied to seek fresh mental stimulation.
Reduce the amount of warm food. Avoid foods with a sweet, sour, and salty taste that increase the elements (water and earth) of kapha. Eat with a sharp, bitter and astringent taste. The main meal should be taken from ten in the morning until half past midnight. Breakfast can be excluded and dinner should be served before sunset. If it is possible, in the intervals between meals it is better to eat nothing. Under no circumstances should you nap after eating. Healthy people with dosha kapha should observe fasting one day a week. Because of their constitution, they need very little fluid, and they are advised to drink as little as possible. It is necessary to avoid cold and soft drinks in every possible way, since such people may develop a runny nose or a cold, even after drinking only one glass of cold lemonade. Herbal teas with honey are highly recommended. Coffee and tea in medium quantities are not harmful. Beer, red wine and strong alcoholic drinks are not recommended, white wine is allowed only in small quantities and with food. Milk must be diluted with water by half and consumed warm. In addition, people with dosha kapha should be careful not to alleviate their emotional problems by increasing the amount of food consumed. On the choice of diet also see "Diet Planning – Food Choices".
Stimulating and stimulating, such as "Punarnavadi" and "Shrigopal".
Regular and energetic.
Recommended herbs and nutritional supplements
Guggul, sitopladi churan, tricata, Chyawanprash"tea "Kapha".
Kapha-enhancing factors (which should be avoided for people with Dosha Kapha):
- Staying cold, too much sweet foods, meat, fat, cheese, milk, ice cream, yogurt, fried foods, excessive use of salt. Excessive water intake, short sleep after eating.
- Idleness Soothing agents and tranquilizers. Doubts, greed and possessiveness.
The traits of such people reflect the combination of cotton wool and pitta. For example, they often have wavy hair caused by a combination of cotton curl and straight pitta. Mostly they have poor blood circulation. They love to eat, but they have trouble digesting large amounts of food.
A person balanced in a healthy manner by vata-pitta has the ability for original thinking – a characteristic of cotton, as well as an expert in applying the theory obtained in practice – a characteristic of pitta. Lightness (quickness and quickness) and intensity (hardness) are common qualities of cotton and pitta. The proper use of this intensity is to use its quickness for the purpose of intensive self-development. When a person has vata and pitta combined in the wrong way, then successive fear and anger appear as a response to stress.
You can learn more about the characteristics of the vata-pitta constitution from the description of the dosta of vata-pitta.
Of all the constitutions, people with dosha pitta-kapha seem to be best suited to the confusion, inconsistencies and constant changes characteristic of the present world, because they combine the stability of kapha and the adaptability of pitta. Many people who have achieved full success in life have a pitta-kapha constitution. Pitta’s active metabolism balances a powerful Kapha physique, ensuring good health, and Pitta’s anger is well moderated by the prudence of Kapha, which promotes good mental balance.
The ease with which they achieve success in the world develops the pitta’s arrogance and arrogance and the pretentious self-satisfaction of the kapha, which can completely isolate individuality from all reality.
Food with a bitter and astringent taste suits them best.
More details about the features of the constitution of pitta-kapha can be found in the description of the dosh pitta and kapha.
People with dosha vata-kapha tend to be tall, but with an average of both physique and most other physical qualities, looking like people with dosha pitta. Vata and Kapha are united by their cold. However, they still do not suffer so much from the physical cold, as pure types of cotton wool due to the strength and security of kapha. They have a double emotional need for warmth.
Their inherent lack of heat is usually physically manifested as disorders of the digestive tract, especially constipation; respiratory diseases with large mucus are also common to them. They may be afraid to make decisions without proper prior research.
They should eat sour, salty and spicy foods.
You can learn more about the features of the Kapha-Vata constitution from the description of the doshas of Kapha and Vata.
From a physiological, emotional and psychological point of view, such a person is an ideal type. All three bio-energies in it are well balanced. This biotype suffers significantly less from emotional ups and downs, and is also well protected from diseases. If he still gets sick sometimes, it usually happens because of bad food or external (climate, season, and
They are considered important exemplary personalities, and they often occupy a very important position in society. Unfortunately, such people are extremely rare.
In addition, there is always a chance to score as a result of testing the same number of points only for any two doshas. Such people have the qualities of both these doshas, being "balanced" only within two doshas of the three.
The recommendations and advice given on this site are intended for informational reading only. Before using them, consult with your nutritionist and / or doctor.