Samadosha is an excellent while others are considered as defective constitutions and susceptible for various diseases.All the diseases caused to us is a defective of any of these constitutions in our body Each prakriti has specific physical and mental characteristics which totally depend on the involvement of dosha
Pitta represents Fire of the basic five elements(air,earth,water,fire and sky).
Pitta has hot, sharp, light, liquid, sour, oily and spreading qualities.
Strong smell, like a fleshy odor
Liking for sour or bitter taste.
Pitta -Types & Their Functions
Alochaka Pitta : Controls functioning of the eyes
Bhrajaka Pitta : Responsible for healthy glow of the skin
Sadhaka Pitta : Controls desire, drive, decisiveness, spirituality
Pachaka Pitta : Responsible for digestion, assimilation, metabolism for healthy nutrients and tissues
Ranjaka Pitta : Responsible for healthy, toxin-free blood
These people are of medium height, are slender and their body-frame may be delicate. Their chests are not as flat as those of vaata people and they show a medium prominence of veins and muscle tendons. They have many moles or freckles which are bluish or brownish red. The bones are not as prominent as in vaata individual. Muscle development is moderate.
The pitta complexion may be copery,yellowish,reddish or fair. The skin is soft, warm an d less wrinkled than vatta skin. The hair is thin, silky, red or brownish and there is a tendency toward premature graying /loss of hair. The eyes may be gray, geen or copper-brown and sharp; the eyeballs are of medium prominence. The conjuctiva is moisst and copper-colored. The nails are soft. The shape of the nose is sharp and tip tends to be reddish.
Physiologically, these people have a strong metabolism, good digestion and therefore, strong appetites. The person of pitta constitution usually takes large quantities of food an dliquid. Pitta types have a natural craving for sweet, bitter and astringent tastes and enjoy cold drinks. Their sleep is of medium duration but uninterrupted. They produce a large volume of urine and the stools are yellowish, liquid, soft and plentiful. There is a tendency toward excessive perspiring. the body-temperature may run slightly high and hands and ffet tend to be warm. Pitta people do not tolerate sunlight, heat or hard work.
Psychologically, Pitta people have a god power on comprehension; they are very intelligent and sharp and tend to be good orators. They have emotional tendencies toward hate, anger and jealousy.
They are ambitious people who generally like to be leaders . Pitta people appreciate material prosperity and they tend to be moderately well-off financially. They enjoy exhibiting their wealth and luxurious possessions.
Imbalances Of Pitta
excess body temperature or inflammation
ulcer or acidity
anger, emotional sensitivity
Useful Tips To Balance Pitta Dosha
Favor cool, heavy, dry, sweet, bitter and astringent foods
Keep activities in moderation
Keep regular mealtimes, especially at noon
DON’Ts For Pitta Dosha
Avoid sesame and mustard oils, fish, buttermilk, mutton, acidic fruits, alcohol, meat and fatty, oily foods.
Restrict pungent, sour, salty, warm, oily and light foods
Avoid over work
People having a pitta constitution are prone to diseases listed under the Prithvi-vardhak or prithvi mudra,Kapha-Kaarak or Pitta-naashak mudra and Shanka mudra