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Ayurvedic Products to Balance Excess Kapha

Ayurvedic Products to Balance Excess Kapha

by Kottakkal Support July 28, 2020

Kapha dosha is the Ayurvedic mind-body type that is associated with earth and water. It’s slow and steady in nature and embodies structure and stability in the mind and body. Slow to anger and easygoing, Kapha-dominant types take their sweet time, too. While Kaphas may be slow to get going, they are dependable and dedicated.

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Kapha And Respiratory Health

Kapha And Respiratory Health

by Kottakkal Support March 22, 2020

Kapha’s qualities are damp, cold, soft, sticky, jelly-like, heavy, blocking and stable. These qualities naturally accumulate over the winter but are readily felt during the Spring.

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Winter Strength and Immunity for All

Winter Strength and Immunity for All

by Kottakkal Support December 08, 2019

With the onset of cold weather, our ability to stay healthy is challenged. It’s especially true when the same ill-symptom occurs at the same time every year. Learning to recognize the early signals your body provides is key to preventing deeper health issues.  

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SPRING IS KAPHA

SPRING IS KAPHA

by Kottakkal Support June 24, 2019

Our bodies are continually exposed to natural seasonal changes, which has a direct effect on how we feel. In nature kapha is called soma, it is all things cooling and nourishing. Things like the moon, forests, freshwater or plant nectar all represent kapha in our external environment. When the season is providing an abundance of cold, rainy, snowy weather there is greater potential for kapha vṛddhi (increased kapha). In our internal environment kapha performs both normal and abnormal opposing activities, such as sturdiness or looseness, nourishment or leanness, enthusiasm or laziness, potency or impotency, wisdom or ignorance, and many other opposing pairs.

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A Happy Kapha Diet

A Happy Kapha Diet

by Kottakkal Support June 29, 2018

Kapha is balanced by a diet of fresh, cooked, whole foods that are light, dry, warming, well-spiced, and easy to digest. Avoid eating food cold or as leftovers. Eat warm or hot food.

Fresh, cooked food calms Kapha by balancing mucous production, regulating moisture levels, maintaining adequate heat and supporting healthy digestion. Because of the nature of Kapha, a Dosha-appropriate diet is one of the most effective ways balance it.

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