Kapha Dosha Meaning
What is Kapha Dosha and what does it mean for your health?
Kapha energy is a composite of the elements of water and earth. Kapha Dosha is characterized by being calm, heavy, cool and moist
Corrected Weight — Increased Energy — Decreased Congestion Kapha governs all structure and lubrication in the mind and body. It controls weight, growth, lubrication for the joints and lungs, and formation of all the seven tissues — nutritive fluids, blood, fat, muscles, bones, marrow and reproductive tissues.
Moisture for nose, mouth, eyes and brain
Sense of taste, which is essential for good digestion
Moisture of the stomach lining for good digestion
Protects the heart, strong muscles, healthy lungs
Lubrication of the joints, soft and supple skin
Do I need to balance Kapha Dosha?
I often feel complacent or dull
My skin is oily
I tend to have slow digestion
I feel lethargic
I can be possessive, over-attached
I tend to oversleep
If you have two or more of the above symptoms you may need to balance your Kapha Dosha.
kapha Dosha out of Balance
Sinus congestion, poor sense of smell
Poor sense of taste, food cravings due to lack of fulfillment
Impaired digestion, poor absorption
Lethargy, respiratory problems, lower back pain
Weight gain, oily skin, loose or painful joints
How to Balance Kapha Dosha?
Drink Kapha Tea and season meals with Kapha Churna
Vigorous regular exercise, a little each day
Fresh fruits, vegetables and legumes
Favor pungent, bitter, astringent, light, dry and warm foods
Reduce heavy, oily, cold, sweet, sour and salty foods
Seek out variety and new experiences
Stay warm in cold, damp weather
Early to bed, early to rise
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Also: Get to Know Your Dosha!
Kapha Dosha Meaning & How to Balance It