VATA

AIR and SPACE

Those with a predominance of ether and air are mainly vata, having the characteristics of those elements as their traits and tendencies. For example a vata dosha person would have a tendency toward dry hair and skin from the air element and the attributes of creativity and expansiveness from the element of space.

Typical characteristics:
  • Low weight
  • Thin frame
  • Dry skin & hair
  • Talkative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative
  • Energetic
signs of imbalance:
  • Weight loss
  • Constipation
  • Weak immune system
  • Weak nervous system
  • Confusion
  • Anxiety
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Insomnia
solutions to help regain balance

Try to engage in pursuits and lifestyle choices that offer the following traits:

  • Warmth
  • Heaviness
  • Moisture
  • Stability
  • Relaxation

Some examples include:

  • Choose cooked grains & vegetables, especially root vegetables. Warm drinks and foods build strength
  • Eat frequent small meals
  • Use spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, fennel, cumin, and ginseng in teas, food and warmed milk.
  • Avoid eating when nervous or worried
  • Try to stick to a routine
  • Avoid late nights
  • Avoid strong stimulants such as caffeine and alcohol.

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