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Kapha dosha

Water and Earth

Kapha is the energy of water and earth that controls growth in the body. It is translated as “that which sticks”. It combines structure and cohesiveness, grounding and stability. Kapha supplies water to all body parts, maintains the immune system and moisturizes the skin.

Kapha in balance

Kapha out of balance

When in balance, Kapha dosha gives unlimited love, calmness and to handle a lot of work with grace, peaceful minded, and rock a curvy goddess-like physique.

Kapha out of balance

The imbalanced state of mind of Kapha, leads to insecurity, envy, lethargy, attachment, depression, obesity, sinus congestion, and problems related to mucous.

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They strive to maintain harmony and peace in their surroundings, she/he is gentle and has an essentially undemanding approach to life.

Kapha personalities are:

  • easy-going and relaxed;
  • passive from time to time;
  • have non-judgmental nature

And also are remarkable with their:

  • caring and loving nature
  • forgiving and compassionate hearts
  • stable mentality
  • faith
  • calmness

Kapha physique

Physically they are strong and have the most energy of all constitutions, but it is steady and enduring. As a whole,Kapha dosha type have a good health, excellent stamina and great immune system.

Physical problems for kapha dosha type include:

  • overweight
  • swollen lymph glands
  • asthma
  • diabetes
  • cold sweats
  • high cholesterol

Slower to learn but with outstanding long-term memory, the Kapha person has soft skin, thick hair and smooth voice, and big "soft" eyes.

Healthy Tips for Kapha

Eating recommendations

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Spicy, light and warm foods
  • Tea with dried ginger and lemon
  • Bitter dark greens
  • Black pepper
  • Ginger
  • Cumin
  • Chili
  • Avoid heavy oily and processed sugars; •
  • Avoid fried food.

Physical activity recommendations

  • Vigorous regular exercise, a little each day.
  • Getting out of home and actively seeking experiences is highly recommended

Kapha dosha

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