Category Archives: Kapha Dosha

How to Balance Kapha Dosha

gingertea2Kapha Dosha is the soft, yet powerful energetic force residing in the body, comprised of both the Earth and Water elements.  Kapha is typically considered the stable, sturdy, gross (as in solid) and unctuous property in the body.  As a biological force, its main functions include support, lubrication, nourishment, strength, stamina and physical growth.  When Kapha is in balance it brings a sense of groundedness, stability, compassion and contentment.  If Kapha is increased in the body, however, these positive traits may turn into laziness, lethargy, poor metabolism, low motivation, depression, attachment and greed.    Continue reading »

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What is a Dosha?

doshaA dosha is a Sanskrit term that represents one of the main concepts behind traditional Ayurvedic medicine.  It is sometime referred to as a “bodily humor” in English, but even this has vague meaning. Continue reading »

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Ayurveda for Weight Loss

natural weight loss planUsing Ayurveda as a method for weight loss is not only an effective source, but also provides a non-invasive approach with long-lasting results.  Although there is no magic pill or overnight fix for this therapy, the results will be beneficial for your physical health, emotional/mental health and as an added benefit, your physical appearance (and confidence) as well!  Continue reading »

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Ayurvedic Lifestyle Plan for Weight Loss

exercise planA healthy lifestyle routine is an essential element to any weight-loss plan.  These practices includes exercising and establishing a healthy, consistent daily routine.  It is imperative for any healthcare plan to make adequate time for yourself and your self-care. Continue reading »

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Herbal Remedies for Weight Loss

herbs for weight lossAs with most disorders, herbs are a great compliment to an effective weight-loss plan.  Taking the proper herbal remedies will provide a basis for removing deep rooted toxins, increase the digestion, increase the metabolism, scrape unwanted fat from the system, increase the energy and balance the emotions.  Continue reading »

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Kapha Dosha

kapha doshaThe energetic force of the Kapha dosha stems from the elements of Water (Apas) and Earth (Prithvi). The word Kapha comes from the roots Ka, meaning water, and Pha, meaning to flourish. The qualities Kapha dosha carries are the qualities of its related elements and include heavy, dull, slow, cool, oily, slimy, dense, soft, stable, liquid and gross. Therefore, the qualities of a predominantly Kapha individual will also resemble these same qualities. Continue reading »

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Kapha Pacifying Diet

kapha-picKapha is the biological energetic force composed of the earth and water elements.  By nature, Kapha is strong, grounded, solid and sturdy; however a Kapha imbalance may manifest excessive heaviness, dullness, low motivation and lethargy.  Therefore, taking in the proper diet and eating habits is essential if these negative qualities begin to arise.  If you are a Kapha body-type or currently have a strong Kapha imbalance, you may notice such symptoms as: Continue reading »

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