Dosha means the three energies Vata – Pitta – Kapha. They consist on the five elements (ether, air, fire, earth, water). The target is the balance of all three doshas. In the case of a disease one of the three doshas is not in balance. The Ayurvedic treatments help you to find the balance.
The Vata Dosha is responsible for all movements in the body and is the most important of the three doshas. If vata becomes imbalanced for a long time, it can also causes the other two doshas (Pitta or Kapha) to become imbalanced. If all three doshas are imbalanced it is very difficult to overcome. Vata is the main driver or mover of the body.
Vata provides the following functions:
If the Vata is in balance with the other Doshas, the Vata type is enthusiastic, concentrated and positive. The Vata type has the ability to react quickly and adapts itself to new situations easily. He is attentive and creative, sleeps well and his removal system works efficiently. The immune system of the Vata type is very strong.
All following symptomes or combinations can be perfidious signs that the Vata is in imbalance.
Pitta is associated with fire or heat and is responsible for all metabolism in the body. Wherever there is transformation, there is Pitta. Whether it is in the digestion, liver, skin, eyes or brain, for these all locations Pitta works.
Pitta provides the folowing functions:
If this igneous element is compensated, one finds a high energy level combined with contentment, internal rest and harmony. The appetite is big and digestion good. The guise of the Pitta is graceful and skin is soft. All hormones are weighed out, so that barely hormonal problems appear like PMS. The liver works actually. Above all, however, the Pitta type with itself will experience enlarged intellectual abilities, more creativity and success. Pitta types should drink a lot of water and stay possibly in cool area. The ideal place of residence lies close to water.
All following symtome or combinations of it can be perfidious signs that the Pitta is in imbalance.
Kapha is the heaviest of the three doshas. It provides the structures and the lubrication that the body needs. These qualities help to balance Vata’s movement and Pitta’s metabolism.
Kapha provides the following functions:
If Kapha is compensated, this type is miraculous: a good friend, patiently, compassionately, courageously and internally strengthened. Physically Kaphas are stocky, with strong joints, a strong stature, a good nutritional condition, a big sexual strength and a good digestion. Although they avoid sport possibly, they have a bigger perseverance than the other Doshas if they were persuaded, nervertheless, to the training. Kapha provides in the body for restate strength against illnesses and promotes the healing process. Furthermore it adjusts the formation even of the smallest body cells and supports all mental processes with stabilizing effect, e.g. loyalty, forbearance and love.
All following symptomes or combinations can be perfidious signs that the Kapha is in imbalance: