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Nancy J Walton RMT | Energy ~ Sound ~ Color Therapies | Feng Shui






           "Holistic health & wellness"

45 West 46th St., 4th floor, NY, NY 10036         267-221-7160 


Pitta~Vata~Kapha

Dietary Recommendations

VATA - Balance Ether and Air to CALM your body/mind by staying warm in cold, windy weather try warm oily heavy sweet, sour and salty foods reduce light, dry cold, pungent, bitter and astringent foods

Essential Oils - Use lavender, cedarwood, juniper, ylang~ylang, patchouli, myrhh, sage, geranium

PITTA - moderation, don't overwork, allow for leisure timekeep cool, avoid hot temperaturestry cool, heavy, dry, sweet, bitter and astringent foodsreduce pungent, sour, salty, warm oil, and light foods

Essential Oils - Use Sandalwood, rose, lavender, gardenia, saffron, jasmine lotus

KAPHA - exercise regularly seek out new experiences stay warm in cold, damp weather - try pungent, bitter, astringent, light, dry and warm foods reduce heavy oily, cold, sweet, sour and salty foods

Essential Oils - Use eucalyptus, basil, rosemary, sage, peppermint, lemon

Kapha|MucusHot - spices, sharp vegetables - Asparagus, Bitter Melon, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Burdock Rood, Cabbage, Carrots, Turnip greens, Celery, Cilantro (except radishes EXCEPTION Diakon) acid fruits, and honey (honey should not be taken with hot liquids or foods, or baked) beans and lentils are okay

Oily foods, heavy grain, sugar, ocean fish, cold foods increase Kapha

Pitta|FireSweet - milk, wheat and most grains (Amaranth, Barley, Couscous, Oats cooked) beans, lentils, sweet vegetables such as potatoes, Parsnips, Pumpkin Rutabaga Wheatgrass, fruits , nuts an cooling foods and drinksSesame seeds,

Mustard seeds, Linseed, fish, fermented liquids Increase Pitta

Vata|Wind - Wheat, rice, Quinoa, Amaranth, Oats, Seitan, tofu, milk, oils, salt and acid fruits in moderation, warm to hot liquids, Leafy greens, Mustard Greens, Squash, Taro Roots, Watercress, Leeks, Cucumber, Cauliflower, Garlic

sharp spices, ginger, pepper, onions increase Vata


SWEET - sugar, milk, butter, rice, breads, pasta 

SALTY - sea salt, dulse

BITTER - spinach, green, leafy vegetables such as broccoli rabe, arugula

SOUR - Yogurt, lemons, cheese, vinegar

PUNGENT - spicy foods, peppers, ginger

ASTRINGENT - beans, honey




AYURVEDA

Pancha Karma(5) action


The Five MahabhutasGreat Elements

Space - Has the most direction to mindAir - " " " " " "Fire - Thyroid, digestion (hyrdochloric acid)Water - blood, plasma, secretionsEarth - Iron, calcium

How to determine which DOSHA you are:

The Three DoshasTridoshas

Vata - Space/Air/Wind

Pitta - Water/Fire

Kapha - Water/Earth/Mucous

Vata

Body - Thin

Skin - Rough, dry

Teeth - Crooked

Eyes - Small, black, brown (dull)

Appetite - Eats quickly, food not thoroughly chewed

Sleep - interrupted

Energy/Temperament - Unable to sit still; tendency toward hasty decision making - often dissatisfied with friendships

Memory - Erratic

Mealtime - irregular

Pulse - Rapid

Face - dark

Skin - Dry; bluish undertone (parasympathetic moisture)

Eyes - Dark lustre

Tongue - Blueish; many furrows

Voice - cracked; edgy trace

Urine - Dark yellow

Feces - Hard; dry, dark

Pitta


Body - Medium Frame; moderate muscular development

Skin - Reddish, ruddy;yellow undertones - freckles/moles

Hair - Greys early

Eyes - Grey/green/blue

Appetite - sharp; sporadic

Energy/Temperament - Heightened sense of responsibility

can be jealous, angry, judgmental

Moderate sexual desires

Memory - Very intelligent - makes for good leaders & speakers)( can be discontented; anxious)<

Mealtime - consumes medium quantities

Pulse- Fragmented; jumpy

Face - pinkish; sallow Skin - Red, smooth; warm (increased perspiration)

Eyes - corkscrew; inflammation

Tongue - Beefy, red; moist

Voice - Forceful; heated

Urine - Yellow or reddish; hot, clear

Feces - loose; sometimes watery


Kapha

Body - strong; well proportioned

Skin - Pale, cold, soft; oily

Eyes - large; brown

Appetite - slow digestion (indigestion)

Sleep - Deep

Energy/Temperament-Sometimes lethargic - even tempered; agreeable(slow to anger) reliable

Mealtime - generally consumes large quantities

Pulse - even; slow

Face - Calm

Skin - Pale; cold, soft; oily

Eyes - enlarged iris

Tongue- Coated; whitish, thickened

Voice - Melodious, slow, soft, sweet

Urine - Cloudy; pale

Feces - oily, thick, light-colored


Yoga Postures to increase or stimulate VATA| PITTA| KAPHA

Vata - Shoulder standPitta - Back bendKapha - Lotus

Generally, during the Summer drink plenty of cooling fluids. Eat light easily digested foods. Fresh fruit, vegetables, moderate amounts of light grains, yogurt and small amounts of oily foods which is required to keep the body running smoothly (well lubricated)During the Winter eat heavier foods hot liquids, nuts fats, milk, heavy grains, beans

Generally, during the Summer drink plenty of cooling fluids. Eat light easily digested foods. Fresh fruit, vegetables, moderate amounts of light grains, yogurt and small amounts of oily foods which is required to keep the body running smoothly (well lubricated)

During the Winter eat heavier foods hot liquids, nuts fats, milk, heavy grains, beans

A Gourmet Liver Flush


3-4 Ts. (organic) cold pressed virgin olive oil

1 Lemon

2 med oranges

One clove bud garlic

Squeeze the lemons and the oranges and crush the garlic. Pulse in a blender to liquify. This will help in oxidizing the tissues. Drink in the morning for an early breakfast cleansing, then if you must eat, have a greens smoothy drink later; waiting approximately 2 hours after.