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.
- Low weight
- Thin frame
- Dry skin & hair
signs of imbalance:
- Weight loss
- Weak immune system
- Weak nervous system
- Feeling overwhelmed
solutions to help regain balance
Try to engage in pursuits and lifestyle choices that offer the following traits:
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.