Kapha Dosha

The Kapha

Primary Element: Water and Earth

Qualities: Soft, Heavy, Inner Peace, Stable, Empathy, Moist, Cool, Dependable, and Slow

Ayurvedic science defines three body constitutions, out of which kapha dosha is one principle vayu. It works towards delivering a teddy bear like personality with the characteristics of being a soft, sweet, cute, and loving individual. With a combination of several parameters of ruling our body structure and personality, kapha stays responsible for lubrication and stability while supporting and governing an individual’s emotional and physical endurance.

With the primary element of water and earth, kapha ayurveda type defines ‘binding or holding of things together’. It ensures a steady stability of mind and body while instilling various emotions within like patience and compassion. Moreover, with all the other components ruling the functioning and balancing of kapha dosha within the body, we at leading Ayurvedic centre in Nagpur provide the most effective and fruitful kapha dosha treatment in Nagpur. All the treatments are provided under expert guidance and skilled therapists who have in-depth knowledge and expertise of the Ayurvedic field of medical care.

Physical Characteristics of the Kapha Type

The typical characteristics of kapha body type are: 

  • Impressive figure
  • Big beautiful eyes,
  • Well-shaped mouth,
  • Smooth and glowing skin
  • White shining teeth
  • Curly thick hair
  • Chocolate brown or deep blue eye color
  • Strong immunity

What Does Kapha Governs?

When the human body has a pure balance of kapha force, it governs:

  • Level of contentment
  • Helps you forgive easily
  • Instills compassion
  • Regulates body fat
  • Stability of body and mind
  • Increased nourishment of body tissues
  • Enhances memory
  • Increases the ability to perceive any sort of taste

What Does Kapha Do When Out of Balance?

When the kapha dosha within the body becomes imbalanced, it leads to:

  • Leads to overeating
  • Results in excessive sleep for a long time
  • Causes obesity
  • May lead to diabetes mellitus
  • Hemorrhages
  • Piles
  • Ulcers
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Wet cough
  • Foggy mind
  • Fluid retention

How to Balance Kapha Dosha

If Kapha goes out of balance, it is important to restore its lost balance to ensure perfect functioning of the body systems. Here are some of the beneficial ways to balance kapha vayu:

  • Indulge into regular exercises
  • Consuming a good amount of kapha dosha diet
  • Eat more than the stomach can occupy
  • Avoid any sort of digestive nap throughout the day
  • Running is also a fruitful way to fight the kapha imbalance
  • Osho mediations also proves to be beneficial
  • Deep body massages with thoughtful herbal formulation act as stimulant
  • Ayurvedic detoxification or Panchakarma works wonder in restoring the lost balance of kapha

What is the Best Diet for Kapha Types?

Here are some nutritional guidelines for pacifying kapha dosha:

Grains like corn, millet, buckwheat, and barley are wonderful choices.

Vegetables like mushroom, dar green leafy vegetables, radish, carrot, and cauliflower are fruitful to choose for kapha type individuals.

Ghee, low-fat milk, and low-fat yogurt are somewhat beneficial.​

Honey is the only sweetener that works beneficial for pacifying kapha.

Beans like soyabean and other soybean based foods are good options for kapha diet.

Grains like corn, millet, buckwheat, and barley are wonderful choices.

Olive oil, almond oil, and mustard oil are good for the purpose of restoring the lost kapha balance.

Spices like cayenne, mustard, ginger, and pepper work best for pacifying kapha.