Your Dosha Results
Your constitution type is Pitta-Kapha
With this Bi-Dosha, you would want to pacify the two different Doshas by season: Kapha during the cooler months and Pitta during the warmer months). Pitta-Kapha types are are grounded, hardworking, and powerful. Pitta’s fiery nature is grounded by Kapha’s stability, creating the ability to move mountains.
A healthy person with a Pitta-Kapha predominant constitution has a strong, well-built frame. This Bi-Dosha creates dualities with a resilient, competitive (Pitta) side, with a calm, laid back (Kapha) demeanor. They are driven by passion and have the perseverance to see through long projects and can stick with the same job for years. They are typically “action-oriented” especially in care-taking roles, and enjoy hobbies such as: gardening, cooking, carpentry etc.
How do you know when Pitta-Kapha is imbalanced?
Pitta-Kapha's imbalance can be seen in bouts of lethargy, weight gain, and being overly critical/judgmental with inconsistent elimination patterns.
- Bitter, astringent, and cooling foods will soothe Pitta-Kapha
- Eat in season
- Meals should be regular, with the biggest meal of the day being Lunch
- Pacifying foods: Grains (like quinoa and wild rice), light and cooling fruits (like apples, blueberries, cherries),and cooked vegetables are great meal options
- Room temperature water, not iced or boiling hot
Pitta Kapha Kit
Simply add 1 tsp to your favorite smoothie, milk, or coffee.
Simply add 1 tsp to coffee, tea, or your favorite smoothie.
Simply add 1 tsp to water, smoothie or tea.
|Common traits||Dry, Light, Cold||Oily, Hot, Light||Heavy, Slow, Cold|
|Work type||Type A||Mostly Type A||Type B|
|Comforting foods||Astringent, Bitter||Sour, Pungent||Sweet, Salty|
|Balanced when ...||Clear perspective, Creative, Artistic||Discernment, Sharp memory, Joyful||Gentle, Emotinally in tune, Strong endurance|
|Imbalanced when ...||Anxious, Spacey, Moody, Insomnia, Stiff muscles, Constipation||Judgemental, Angry, Controlling, Inflammation/breakouts, Hot flashes, Skin rashes, Diarrhea||Fearful of letting go, Set in ways, Depression, Obesity, Congestion, Excessive sleep, Irregular bowel|
|Triggers for imbalance||Not being true to oneself, Eating on the run, Spreading self too thin||Overworking, Eating while angry, Overheating activity (workouts)||Sedentary lifestyle, Emotional eating, Storing of emotions|