”Like fire – Warm and full of energy.”

Remember that you have all the three doshas in you, Vata/Pitta/Kapha. A unique combination of the three makes your constitution. Often one or two of them are dominating. That means that you can recognize you in some or everything below. Click here for Vata and Kapha. Which dosha do you need to balance now? 

Element: Fire, water

Managing principles: Energy, heat, metabolism.

Time of year: Summer

Time of day: 10am-2pm, 10pm-2am.

Years, dominant: Puberty – 45/50.

Pitta oil (in treatment):

A synergy oil with 12 essential oils. Lavender, Geranium, Marjoram, Lemon, Ravensara and Petit Grain.

If you are warm, overheated, have a lot going on, stressed and over ambitious mind, sensitive and irritated skin. 

Body: Average. A Pitta is never cold. 

Skin: Sensitive, Irritated, acne (rosacea), allergies, ligh/red skin tone, reckles. Easily burn in the sun.

Hair: Thin, soft, blond, red, early grey. 

Eyes: Normal size, blue, reddish in the white.

Main organ: Small intestine.

Pittas place in the body: From the navel to solar plexus.

In balance: Energetic, enterprising, dynamic, intelligent, fearless, effective, demanding, organized, goal orientated, sharp intellect, sensitive, thoughtful.

In imbalance: Easy irritated, impatience angry, critical, frustrated, demanding, hostile. Excesses, control issues. Stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, heartburn,  skin irritations, allergies. 

Causes of imbalance: Like the fire, you want to ”swallow” everything but you risk getting burned out. Pressed relationships, high demands on yourself and your environment, too much work and frustration. Control issues. 

Stress reaction: Irritation, anger, criticism.

Eating habits: Regular, do not want to skip a meal, strong appetite, strong digestion fire.

Food: Drink boiled but cool water. Ät cool food, not too hot and spicy. Cold salads in the summer are good. 

Spices to balance Pitta; Fresh Coriander, Chamomille, Fennel, Mint, Cumin, Cardamom*, Cinnamon*, Clove*. 

*Moderate amount. 

Sleep: Deep, short, recovery.

Balance Pitta: MODERATION!