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.
When in balance, Kapha dosha gives unlimited love, calmness and forgiveness.able to handle a lot of work with grace, peaceful minded, and rock a curvy goddess-like physique.
The imbalanced state of mind of Kapha, leads to insecurity, envy, lethargy, attachment, depression, obesity, sinus congestion, and problems related to mucous.
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:
And also are remarkable with their:
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:
Slower to learn but with outstanding long-term memory, the Kapha person has soft skin, thick hair and smooth voice, and big "soft" eyes.
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