Category Archives: Pitta Dosha

Pitta Dosha

pitta doshaPitta Dosha is the energetic force in the body that is made of both the Fire (Agni) and Water (Apas) elements. Pitta stems from the root word Tapas, which can be translated as heat or as austerity. It is said to be the principle of transformation, whether it is turning food into absorbable nutrients or processing thoughts into feelings and emotions. Born of the elements Fire and Water, the qualities this energy possess include hot, sharp, spreading, oily, light and liquid. Continue reading »

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Pitta Diet Chart

watermelon!Pitta is the biological energy that is manifested from the fire and water elements.  It is hot, sharp and spreading by nature, and therefore any increase in this dosha will promote similar qualities in the body and mind.  If you are of a Pitta constitution or else have a strong Pitta imbalance, then here is a chart that will help you to decide which food types to consume and which ones to avoid.  Continue reading »

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Pitta Pacifying Diet

coconutsPitta dosha is the biological energetic force that stems from the fire and water elements.  It is hot, sharp, penetrating and spreading by nature and therefore any Pitta imbalance with show similar qualities.  According to Ayurveda, diet can be a powerful tool in treating and preventing disorder and disease.  If you are a Pitta body-type or currently have a strong Pitta imbalance, you may notice such symptoms as:

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