Following Healing Call Of Nature

Tanja Kraljic Strgacic
Ayurvedic Health Practitioner
Ayurvedic Body Therapist

More About Doshas

 

Vata

Vata
Elements:: Air + Ether
Qualities:: Light, cool, dry + mobile


BODY
Body shape:: Thin, tall and short
Weight:: Hard to gain, easy to lose
Height: Short or tall
Skin:: Prone to dryness
Hair:: As a child, hair kinky, curly, dry
Bones:: Long bones
Fingers&Hands:: Long and cold, prone to dryness and cold
Nails:: Can be weak
Eyes:: Small, dark, active eyes
Nose:: Thin, bony
Teeth:: Crooked, sensitive to heat and cold
Neck:: Small, unsteady
Mouth:: Small, thin lips
Tongue:: Small, dry or/and pale with a grayish coating
Appetite:: Variable
Digestion:: Poor, weak digestive fire
Stool:: Dry, hard, prone to constipation
Urine:: Light, frequent urination
Menstruation:: Iregular cicles, scanty blood flow, severe painfull cramps
Sleep:: Light, prone to insomnia
Dreams:: About flying, jumping, running and fear
Sexual Activity:: Variable sexual desire, fantasy life active
Pulse:: Fast, Irregular, like a snake

MIND
Restless. Active. Creative. Curious.
Memory:: Concentration is short, forgets quickly
Organizing:: Dislikes routine
Decision making:: Changes mind easily, difficulty decision making
Friends:: Many friends, few closed
Money:: Spends impulsively, money is to be used

EMOTIONS
Experiences fear.
Can be self destructive.
Becomes insecure, overwhelmed, fearful and anxious under stress.
Vata can be light of heart and have their head in clouds.
Anxious. Sneaky. Nervous.
Dynamic. Communicative. Flexibile.

PERSONALITY
Positive:: Creative, inspired, enthusiastic, energetic, fun, light hearted
Neutral:: Fast, sensitive
Challenging:: Fear, indecisive, scattered, flighty, unpredictable, spacey, moody, superficial, nervous

PHYSICAL CHALLENGES
Prone to constipation and chronic immune challenges. Weakness in the nervous and circulatory systems

BALANCED BY
Vata loves daily oleation inside and outside the body. Nourishing, warming routine is helpful.

IMPORTANT FOR VATA
Take fear off!

Pitta

Pitta
Elements:: Fire + Water
Qualities:: Hot, light, oily and unstable



BODY
Body shape: Moderate, medium frame
Weight: Average. Easy to gain, easy to lose
Height: Medium
Skin: Oily skin. Prone to acne and rashes, moles and frecles are common, sunburns easily
Hair: Fine. Prone to premature hair loss and early grey
Bones: Medium
Fingers&Hands: Medium size, often hot and sweaty
Nails: Soft and well formed, often pink
Eyes: Medium size, light green, gray, amber or blue. Piercing eyes
Nose: Thin and pointed
Teeth: Medium
Mouth: Deep, red lips
Tongue: Medium size, red and/or moist
Appetite: Strong, becomes irritable when skipping a meal
Digestion: Strong
Stool: Regular. Soft, loose burning and light color
Urine: Bright yellow
Menstruation: Regular
Sleep: Light, but not easily disturbed
Dreams: In color, fast, passion, conflicts
Sexual Activity: Highly sexed, arouses easily
Pulse: Moderate, like a frog or sparrow

MIND
Memory: Good. Logical, rational thoughts.
Organizing: Good planner, very well organized and able to make things happen
Decision making:: Rapid
Friends: Very selective, creates warm friendships
Money: Plans spending, money is for achieving purpose

EMOTIONS
Experience hate. Can be vindictive.
Can be destructive, sharp, angry, manipulative, irritable, jelaousy, cynical...
When balanced, pitta is tolerant, caring, perceptive, courageous, funny, joyfull

PERSONALITY
Positive: Courageous, brave, focused, perceptive
Neutral: Logical, serious, organized
Challenging: Angry, jealous, critical, envious, sharp, judgemental


PHYSICAL CHALLENGES
Prone to loose stools, weakness in the liver and skin rashes, disorders of the stomach and small intestine, heartburn

BALANCED BY
Cooling, calming activities (cool, heavy and stable qualities)

IMPORTANT FOR PITTA
Non - judgment!

Kapha

Kapha

Elements:: Earth + Water
Qualities:: Heavy, cool, moist and stable


BODY
Body shape: Heavy bones, strong and well musculature
Weight: Heavy. Easy to gain, hard to lose
Height: Shorter or taller than average
Skin: Oily, smooth
Hair: Thick, cool, often curly and dark
Fingers&Hands: Short and squarish
Nails: Strong
Eyes: Large, sometimes blue, often chocolate brown eyes
Nose: Large and tick
Neck: Large, steady neck
Mouth: Wide full lips
Tongue: Large in size, pale in colour with a white coating
Appetite: Moderate, can easily miss a meal
Digestion: Slow, digestive fire is often weak
Stool: Regular, well formed, often with moucosy and oily coat
Urine: Dark yelow color, often with mucosy
Menstruation: Regular. Mild cramps, average bleeding, 3-5 days
Sleep: Deep. Love to sleep, difficulty to waking up
Dreams: Often romantic, involve water
Sexual Activity: Steady desire for sex
Pulse: Smooth, move like a swan

MIND
Memory: takes time to learn things, onece learned, never forgets
Organizing: Work well with routine
Decision making: Takes time making decisions, sticks with it
Prefer to follow a plan or idea
Friends: Loyal, with many friends
Money: Likes to save

EMOTIONS
Experiences apathy. Can be uncaring. Attached. Greedy.
Harmonius. Devoted. Patient.
Avoids giving opinion in difficult situations.

PERSONALITY
Positive: Sweet, loving, calm, compassionate, nurturing, affectionate, gentle
Neutral: Slow, steady, stoic, conservative, obedient
Challenging: Stubborn, attached, controlling, rigid, complacent, uninspired

PHYSICAL CHALLENGES
Prone to mucous, water retention, obesity, diabetes and yeast conditions

BALANCED BY
Drying, stimulating foods & activities (warm, light, dry & mobile qualities)

IMPORTANT FOR KAPHA
Non attachment!