Category Archives: The 3 Doshas

Vata Dosha – Responsible for all Movements of the Body

Vata Dosha governs movement in the body, the activities of Nervous System and the process of elimination. First, if Vata becomes imbalanced for long enough and sufficiently enough, it can also cause the other two doshas (Pitta or Kapha) to … Continue reading

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Pitta Dosha – Responsible for all Metabolism in the Body

Pitta Dosha controls digestion, metabolism and transformation. Pitta is the heat that transforms food, thoughts and physical exertion into energy. Elements fire (teja) + water (aap) Qualities sharp, hot, oily, smooth, mobile, intense, penetrating, acidic. Season late spring thru summer … Continue reading

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Kapha Dosha – Responsible for all Structure & Lubrication in the Body

Kapha is the Dosha responsible for lubrication and structure of the body. Kapha people tend to be the healthiest of the three doshas, including mental health. Kapha is our lubrication in the brain, around the joints, reproductive fluids, and is … Continue reading

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