Pitta Dosha

Pitta is a composite of the elements fire and water, Pitta is characterized by being intense, hot, oily and sharp.
Temper — Healthy Hair — Decreased Acid
Pitta governs all heat, metabolism and transformation in the mind and body. It controls how we digest foods, how we metabolize our sensory perceptions, and how we discriminate between right and wrong. Pitta governs the important digestive “Agnis” or fires of the body.

Pitta Governs

Alochaka Pitta
Functioning of the eyes
Bhrajaka Pitta
Healthy glow of the skin
Sadhaka Pitta
Desire, drive, decisiveness, spirituality
Pachaka Pitta
Digestion, assimilation, metabolism for healthy nutrients and tissues
Ranjaka Pitta
Healthy, toxin-free blood

Do I need to balance Pitta

I tend to be demanding or critical
I am a perfectionist
I’m often frustrated, angry
I have skin rashes
I’m often irritable and impatient
My hair is prematurely gray, thinning
I don’t tolerate hot weather very well
If you have two or more of the above symptoms you may need to balance your Pitta

Pitta out of Balance

Alochaka Pitta
Blood shot eyes, poor vision
Bhrajaka Pitta
Skin rashes, acne
Sadhaka Pitta
Demanding, perfectionistic, workaholic
Pachaka Pitta
Acid stomach
Ranjaka Pitta
Early graying, anger, toxins in blood

How to Balance Pitta

All Pitta products, drink Pitta Tea and season meals with Pitta Churna
Keep cool. Avoid hot temperatures and food
Favor cool, heavy, dry, sweet, bitter and astringent foods
Reduce pungent, sour, salty, warm, oily and light foods
Moderation, don’t overwork
Allow for leisure time
Regular mealtimes, especially at noon

To learn more about the different types of Dosha, try my Dosha Guide

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