Nature and Qualities of Pitta Body Type

July 26, 2018
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Pitta Body Type

The pitta body type exhibits the quality of fire and water. It translates as ‘that which cooks’ – the energy for transformation – it aids the processes like digestion and metabolism. If you are of Pitta constitution, you will exhibit the following qualities.

Physical `Characteristics:

  • Medium, strong and well-built body
  • Strong appetite, strong digestion,
  • Moderate muscle development
  • Thin, silky and reddish brown hair- tendency towards premature greyness
  • Natural craving for sweet, astringent and bitter tastes
  • Uninterrupted medium sleep
  • Excessive perspiration
  • Intolerance to the sun or hard work.
  • Warm body temperature

Emotional Characteristics:

  • Orderly, competitive, focused.
  • Good decision makers, speakers, and teachers
  • Sharp and has good concentration
  • Has leadership qualities, like to be in command
  • Precise and outspoken, sometimes sarcastic
  • Abundant vitality and stamina
  • Vigorous, passionate and entrepreneurial
  • Become argumentative, short-tempered and irritated when out of balance

Often Pitta gets aggravated under the hot sun or high temperature when there is a delay in meal time, hard work etc. Eating pitta aggravating foods, drinking coffee, black tea, smoking can also aggravate pitta.

Some general hints to balance excess pitta

  • Add cool foods like cucumber, melons, grapes, coconuts, etc. in your diet
  • Don’t skip meals
  • Engage in calming activities like meditation, spending time with nature, etc.
  • Don’t create unnecessary time pressure to yourself
  • Prefer sweet, astringent and bitter taste
  • Avoid artificial stimulants like Caffeine,
  • Avoid deep fried food and alcohol.
  • Follow a regular daily routine of eating, waking and sleeping
  • Reduce overwork and have a balanced work and leisure routine.

Keeping cool physically and mentally would help pitta in balance.

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In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.


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