Monday, November 16, 2015

Characteristics of a Kapha person

Kapha  dosha is  made up of  water and earth.It’s the element that holds fat, muscles and sinew. Listed below are the characteristics of a person with Kapha constitution or prakriti which is when kapha is predominant in person
Kapha personalities are blessed with beautiful skin and lustrous hair.
Reactions are never immediate, instead it’s unhurried.
These people tend to be on the heavier side of the weighing scale
They are averse to physical activity and sleeping is a favourite way of spending time
They are sensitive and compassionate by nature.
The mind is stable and hence meditation comes naturally to a kapha person. Loyalty and fidelity is also a virtue in a kapha.
Healthwise they are prone to diabetes ,asthma and depression.
A surge in the level of kapha  may lead to weight gain  and complications thereof.

Food to eat-  cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, cumin, pomegranate, cabbage, cauliflower, okra, mung beans, etc.

Food to avoid- sweets, fried , sugar, curd, bananas, chikus, black urad, meat, ghee,salt etc.

Lifestyle tips
Exercise regularly.
Refrain from sweet and  fried stuff ,perform Neti.

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