KAPHA DOSHA : BODY TYPE

KAPHA DOSHA : BODY TYPE

In my last posts, I explained about Pitta dosha and why these doshas are important in our lives and how we can maintain our body doshas. In today’s post, I will explain about Kapha dosha.

KAPHA: body type

-Heavy in build; large, strong, stable

-Plump or chunky as child

-Heavy bone structure, but not prominent

-Medium in height

-Broad frame, especially at hips and shoulders

-Put on weight around the bottom and hips; weight is easily gained and lost with difficulty

-Veins and tendons well covered by thick skin

-Heavy breasted

-Pale skin that burns after long exposure to the sun; tans evenly after moderate sunbathing

-Skin cool to touch but rarely have an especially cold hand or feet

-The skin has pale, gleaming white tone, soft, moist, thick, smooth, slightly oily and tendency towards large pores

-Skin problems are rare but may include skin sensitivity, large open pores, pustular acne only in extreme cases

-Moderate amounts of heavier body hair

-Head hair is dark or light; thick, heavy, wavy

-Nails are strong, thick, large, square, symmetrical, and pale in color

-Eyes are milk-chocolatey brown

-Eyelashes and eyebrows are thick and heavy

-The mouth is medium with full, even lips

-Wide nose with large nostrils

-Ears are thick, even shaped with large lobes

-Digestion is steady; can get sluggish

MENSES 

-Regular

-Effortless

-Average flow

-Light-colored

-Dull, mild cramping with water retention

APPETITE 

-Stable

-Emotional eaters

-Loves sweet, starchy foods

-Missing meals is not a problem

-Can most benefit from fasting

CRAVINGS

-Sweet, sticky desserts

-Smooth, creamy textures

SEX DRIVE

-Steady desire

-Once inspired, deeply involved

-Great stamina

-Very intense and strongly attached

-Very fertile

ACTIVITY

-Prefers to be still

-Enduring stamina if inspired

-Greatly benefits from exercise

-Good tone and coordination

-Little hunger or thirst after work

SLEEP

-Deep and for long periods

-Easily sleeps, even in the daytime

-Rarely broken

-Snores

-Feels rested and refreshed by sleep

DREAMS

-Cool, peaceful, uneventful

-Rarely forgotten, but of little consequence

-Pastoral scenes, strong emotional content

VOICE

-Gentle, sweet, melodious

SPEECH

-Slow, deliberate

-Kind, loving, encouraging words

MOVEMENT

-Slow and flowing, relaxed

CLIMATE

-Loves warmth, sunshine, and comfort

-Suffers in high humidity, cold and damp

FINANCES

-Saves and stewards wealth well

-Spends emotionally

LIFESTYLE

-Habitual

MEMORY

-Slow to learn, contemplate deeply

-very good once information has sunk in

THINKING STYLE

-Stable, but flexible

-Reliable and trustworthy for running operations

UNDER STRESS, experiences

(is generally stable but if pushed to an extreme) fear and anger

MIND

-Tolerant

-Courageous

-Calm, placid

-Generous

-Depression, heaviness, narrow-minded, loyal to friends

-Understanding

-Greed

-Attachment

-Possessive

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