You are an Earth Element, caring, stable and calm.
Kapha are the earthy, down to earth nurturers. You move more slowly and decisively and prefer more chilled out activities over physical exertion even though you have the greatest stamina of all three doshas. You are a great conservationist of money, strength and energy and are very easy to be around.
Out of balance
When Kapha is out of balance you can suffer from weight issues, slow metabolism, stuck in ruts, not being able to handle change, sinus and damp congestion issues and water retention.
Kaphas are earth water element and need to balance daily their Kapha by going against the stagnant routine. Morning time is the best to do fast workouts to get the blood moving and improve circulation.
Kapha needs warming energizing oils with a stimulating oil blend like the Ayurvanna Kapha oil Daily massaged into the body with deep vigorous fast pressure, best after a dry body brushing that stimulates the lymphatic system, as kapha has a sluggish body that is slow to release toxin build up
Kapha requires warming oils such as ginger, Rosemary, sweet orange, cove, lime
Diy face mask weekly
Kapha need a weekly mask that stimulates the skin and exfoliates, add pineapple pulp to a bowl mix in a few drops of lemon juice leave for 10 mins and rinse
Fil the bath and shut the curtains or glass door to make more steam, sweating helps the body detoxify by promoting elimination of toxin build up, Kapha benefit from daily saunas, or do this detox bath if you don’t have a sauna, add a few drops The Ayurvanna Kapha Oil Blend
Foods that balance your Kapha
Pungent, bitter, Astringent
Foods to decrease
Sweet, sour and salty
There are six basic flavours in Ayurveda, - sweet , sour, salty, pungent, bitter, astringent
Sweet – carbohydrates, proteins, fat , nuts and meat
Sour – citrus, tomatoes, cheeses, salad dressing, aged fermented foods
Salty – salt, soy sauce, vegetable seasoning blends
Pungent – chili peppers
Bitter – green leafy vegs, tea , coffee, pure chocolate
Astringent – lentils, beans ect
Drinks for Kapha
Teas lemon balm, dandelion, manjo juice, carrot juice, cranberry juice, black tea
Apricot’s, apples, berries, cherries, pears, peaches, prunes, raisins,
Best cooked for Kapha, beetroot, radish ,onions, spinach, potatoes, celery, green beans, fennel, eggplant, mushroom, kale, sweet corn, turnips
Gems and crystals
Blue Kyanite, Tangerine Quartz, Citrine
Daily ritual for Kapha
Wakeup 90 mins before sun rise
Breakfast – fresh fruit
Teeth ritual – after you brush your teeth , and tongue scraped, massage your gums with ginger a pinch of rock salt
First Morning drink warm ginger tea
Shower bath routine – dry body brush all over massage the body starting from the feet up to the heart with a stimulating oil blend
Meditation daily for 20 mins in the morning
Lunch – choose Kapha diet and lay down for 15 minutes after eating on your right side
Dinner around 7pm
Sunset – walk gently in the evening’s once the sun is going down, wash you body and put on loose clothing before bed, use lavender oils In the evening with a calming tea like chamomile .
Last thoughts for a Kapha
Earth dominate Kapha need to stay active everyday, they also need to stimulate their environment threw colour, scents and movement. Trying new things and being spontaneous keeps balance out your Kapha.