Pitta is one of the three doshas that make up our body and is made up of water and fire elements. Listed below are the characteristics of a person with Pitta constitution or Prakriti which is when Pitta is predominant in a person.
A person with pitta constitution has fair, glowing skin, with freckles and is prone to sunburn.
Their hair has a reddish hue and thinning of the hair is a major problem.
The temperament is Volatile.
They have a medium build.
They are good leaders.
They are very good at debates.
They have a sharp intellect, focused and are very precise.
They have a keen sense of observation, and comprehension.
There’s a natural tendency to gain weight but luckily it is also lost quickly.
Food to eat- ghee, milk, dal, sweets ,olive oil, sunflower oil, sweet potatoes, leafy vegetables, okra, cinnamon, coriander, cumin .
Food to avoid- oily, spicy, chillies, fried, onion, radish, grapefruit, papaya, pineapples etc.
Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun.
Drink plenty of water.