Ayurvedic Abhyanga Oil Massage – DIY Recipes For Vata Pitta & Kapha

Abhyanga in Ayurveda means oil massage. It is suggested as both as a preventive modality in everyday life of a person as well as for treatment of diseases. Depending on the constitution of a person, different type of oils are brought in preferred usage. How it is performed? A generous amount of oil or medicated … Read more

Types Of Kapha (Kapha Subtypes) And Their Roles In Human Body

The word ‘kapha’ is the combination of ‘ka’ which means water and ‘pha’ which means flourishing. Kapha is that which is flourished by water component. Kapha dosha molecules are a combination of water and earth elements which give it the properties of heaviness, dull, slow, cold, oily, dense, soft, sticky, cloudy and smooth. Kapha is … Read more

Types Of Pitta (Pitta Subtypes) And Their Roles In Human Body

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The word ‘pitta’ represents heat, fire or agni. Pitta dosha is a combination of fire and water element in the body. It is responsible for change and transformation. Pitta dosha is dominant in the stomach, liver, spleen, gall bladder, small intestines, eyes, blood, pancreas, sweat and sebaceous secretions. When we eat food, the process digestion, … Read more