Ayurveda101: Pitta

Let’s continue today with the next dosha, Pitta! Literally translated Pitta means "that which cooks". Its main elements are fire and water, which at first might seem contradictory. However, it is a humid heat, since Pitta is basically involved in processes of transformation and metabolism. That's why its main qualities are: hot, oily, sharp, liquid,... Continue Reading →

Ayurveda101: Vata

Let's start our excursion into the realms of Ayurveda with the first dosha, Vata! Vata's main principle is movement and the elements it consists of in nature are air and space. When we think of the wind we find the right description for Vata's qualities. These are actually the most important keywords to keep in... Continue Reading →

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