Ayurveda — Foods To Avoid For Pitta Dosha

In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that will determine the foods, activities and lifestyle that is best suited for their combination.

These doshas are based on the elements: space, air, fire, water, and earth. and are categorized by Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. When these three doshas are in balance, mentally, spiritually, and physically, good health is experienced. When our doshas are out of balance, we begin to experience illness.

Once you’ve determined you’re dosha, you will have a better idea of how to care for your combination and live a healthier, more balanced life.

This quick Ayurvedic Intake will help you determine your unique dosha.

Qualities of Pitta
Physically they are hot, as in, they have high body temperatures.
Emotionally they are angry with strong feelings of hate and irritable.
Mentally they are sharp with memory and understanding. 
Spiritually they are good at affecting, reaching people.
Pitta Disorders
Heartburn, acid reflux, nausea, and ulcers.
Spreading of acne or rash. 
Inflammation in the body.
Diarrhea, hemmorhoids.
Excess urine and sweat
Hunger and excess thirst.

If you find yourself with a Pitta imbalance, avoid these foods until you are able to pacify Pitta or eliminate forever. For the purposes of keeping it simple in this article, I will only cover fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, and legumes. For a more in depth list, contact me!

FRUITS to avoid:

*Most sour fruit
- Apples
- Apricots
- Bananas
- Berries
- Cranberries
- Grapefruit
- Grapes (green)
- Lemons
- Mangoes
- Oranges
- Peaches
- Persimmons
- Pineapple
- Plums
- Rhubarb 
- Tamarind

VEGETABLES to avoid:

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