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Fire

PITTA

Fire with water

 

Pitta contains the properties of the fire and water element, but the former is more pronounced. Thus, Pitta regulates all metabolic processes in the body as well as body temperature and our hormonal balance. Hunger, thirst, and even intelligence are associated with Pitta.

Pitta Diseases

  • Regular Hiccups

  • Having a problem with jaundice

  • Yellowing of skin, nails and eyes

  • get angry easily

  • Severe burning or heat sensation in the bodyMouth, throat etc.

  • Fainting or dizziness

  • gastritis, stomach and intestinal ulcers,

  • acne,

  • eczema

Avoid these things if suffering from Pitta

Pitta disease- People suffering from this disease should not eat hot things. Also oily things should not be eaten

The food should not be too spicy, salty, or sour

 

Home Remedies for Pitta disease

  • If there is a problem of acidity, then fry chopped garlic with ghee and consume it

  • Add turmeric, fenugreek and dry ginger powder in warm water and drink it

  • Aloe vera, gourd juice, wheat grass best to treat pitta diseases

  • The Pitta person can be soothed by a predominantly vegetarian diet, bitter vegetables are preferable.

Yoga Asana to practice in order to balance your Pitta dosha

Pitta-calming Yoga asana sequence 1 

  • Use this sequence when you have about 30 to 45 minutes. Hold each pose for 15 breaths unless otherwise specified.

  • Butterfly

  • Bidalasana (cat pose)

  • Three to six rounds of surya namaskar (sun salutations)

  • Virbhadrasana B (warrior 2)

  • Ardha chandrasana (half moon pose)

  • Salambha sarvangasana (supported shoulderstand)

  • Bakasana (crow pose)

  • Setu bandasana (bridge pose)

  • Urdhva danurasana (wheel pose)

  • Balasana (child’s pose) for three breaths

  • Baddha konasana (cobbler’s pose)

  • One to two variations of jathara parivartanasana (alligator twist)

  • Savasana (corpse pose) for seven to ten minutes

 

Pitta-calming Yoga asana sequence 2 

  • Use this sequence when you have about 15 minutes. Hold each pose for 15 breaths unless otherwise specified.

  • Three rounds of surya namaskar (sun salutations)

  • Virbhadrasana B (warrior 2)

  • Garudasana (eagle pose)

  • Sirsasana (headstand) preparation

  • One to two rounds of salabasana (locust pose) variations

  • Balasana (child’s pose) for three breaths

  • Marichyasana C (sage pose)

  • Savasana (corpse pose) for five to seven minutes

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