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Pitta governs

Pitta governs bodily functions concerned with heat, metabolism and energy production. It controls the chemical transformation processes associated with digestion and metabolism of food and all life experiences.
Pitta governs…
  • Anger
  • Strong sunshine
  • Burning sensations
  • Fasting
  • Sesame products
  • Linseed
  • Yogurt
  • Wine, vinegar
  • Pungent, sour or salty foods
  • Late Summer and Autumn


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It is very Pitta to…

  • Be enterprising and like challenges, direct to the point and decisive
  • When under stress feel irritable, impatient, resentful and easily angered
  • Feel ravenously hungry if dinner is ½ hour late
  • Live by your watch and resent having time wasted
  • Wake up at night feeling hot and thirsty, needing few blankets
  • Become uncomfortable and easily fatigued in hot weather
  • Enjoy challenging sporting activities too demanding, sarcastic or critical
  • Take control of a situation, or feel that you should
  • Feel compelled forwards to achieve your goals and at times suffer burn-out.
  • Save money and also be a big spender

Pitta out balance results in…

  • Blood shot eyes and poor vision
  • Skin rashes and acne
  • A demanding perfectionist with workaholic tendencies
  • Over-supply of stomach acid
  • Early greying and balding
  • Fits of anger, impatience and temper

How to balance Pitta

  • Moderation
  • Attention to leisure
  • Take time to wind down at the end of the day
  • Meditation
  • Coolness
  • Eat a Pitta Pacifying diet
  • Balance appetite if you have a runaway appetite
  • Avoid or decrease artificial stimulants
  • Reduce excess heat with a laxative drink when needed
  • Pure food and drink
  • Avoid strenuous exercise
  • Exposure to natural beauty