The Kapha Dosha

Kapha Dosha is based on Earth and water. It can be described as steady, stable, heavy, slow, cold and soft.

Spring is known as Kapha season, as many part of the world slowly exit hibernation. Kapha dominant people are usually medium to larger build, tend to have a calm grounded presence, rarely get upset. They go through life in a slow and deliberate manner.  

Smooth lustrous oily skin with larger pores. Hair, skin and scalp are lush, thick and slightly oily. Prone to cystic acne, breakouts and dandruff. Common imbalance or congestion, clogged pores. When out of balance excessive oiliness, feel lethargic or apathetic. Kapha-dominant person should focus on regular exercise, a healthy diet, maintain a warm body temperature (eg. by sitting in a sauna or eating warm food) and establish a regular sleep routine.