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    Kapha Constitution

    You are an Earth Element, caring, stable and calm.

    Damp cool

    Temperament

    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.

    Balanced

    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.

    Massage

    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

    Aromatherapy

    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

    Facial oil

    Kapha oil

    Detox bath

    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

     

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    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

    Fruits

    Apricot’s, apples, berries, cherries, pears, peaches, prunes, raisins,

    Vegetables

    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.

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