Pitta

Pitta

Fire and Water / Transforming Force

Pitta is the dynamic force comprised of the elements of fire and water. The nature of Pitta is light, hot, oily, mobile, liquid and sharp. The Pitta dominate individual is of a medium height and bone structure, with well-proportioned medium size features. The natural state of the Pitta person is intense, purposeful, sharp and orderly. In excess, Pitta can lead to anger, jealousy, inflammation, hypertension and ulcers. The hot, passionate and piercing nature of Pitta is calmed by cool, soothing and diffusing means.

Characteristics

Height, Body frame, Weight

Medium height – symmetrical, balanced or well developed – can gain or lose weight easily

Face

Medium or proportionate facial features

Eyes

Medium, sparkling or intense eyes

Hair

Fine, straight, or silky hair – early graying or balding

Joints

Medium, loose, flexible, or toned joints

Skin

Moderately oily, soft, or fair skin that easily burns  – prone to freckles, moles, or rashes

Circulation

Warm hands and feet – good circulation

Eating & Sleeping Habits

Regular eating or sleeping habits

Appetite & Thirst

Strong appetite or thirst – irritable when hungry

Digestion – upper

Good digestion – can eat large quantities – strong metabolism

Elimination

Regular or frequent elimination – may have diarrhea

Energy & Endurance

Moderate and focused energy – moderate endurance

Immunity

Moderate resistance to illness

Routines

Likes to plan – will make logical and rational changes – purposeful

Memory

Sharp memory – focused mind

Decisiveness

Makes decisions easily- sees things clearly

Speech

Talks in a concise and orderly manner – fluid speech – may be impatient or cutting

Personality

Efficient, organized or accurate

Stress Response

Strong willed, irritable, frustrated, resentful, impatient or angry

Social Preference

Prefers small gatherings, selective but close friendships

Spending Habits

Plans spending, money is for achieving purpose

Sleep Quality

Fall asleep easily and sleep soundly –  awaken alert and rested                                                                    

Climate Preference

Prefers a cool and dry climate – dislikes hot, humid and sunny weather