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Pitta Constitution

firePitta people tend to be in proportion, have a medium build, sharp penetrating eyes that are sensitive to light, a pointed nose, sensitive reactive pale skin, moles and freckles. They tend towards early greying and baldness. Pitta has a strong appetite and can get angry and irritable if hungry. Physically they have moderate strength and sex drive. They like routine and sleep well unless there is something on their minds. Females have a regular heavy menstrual cycle during which they can become irritable and hot. Pitta is naturally prominent midday, midnight, in summer and in the middle stage of life where transformation from child to adult takes place.

Pitta people are natural leaders, organised, systematic, motivated, focused and confident. They are intelligent with a great capacity for learning, understanding and concentrating. Usually having a good profession, they make a lot of money which they spend carefully on luxurious items.

When in balance pitta endows us with drive, intelligence, courage, decisiveness, vitality and motivation to accomplish our goals. On the other hand when out of balance they can be firey, controlling, obsessive, perfectionist, critical, judgemental, intolerant, jealous, are easily angered and don’t suffer fools gladly.

Physically pitta are prone to too much heat in their systems from stress, over exercising, sun, spicy food, alcohol etc. and can manifest symptoms such as diarrhoea, indigestion, hormonal imbalances, ulcerative colitis, heartburn, ulcers, skin disorders, blood/liver/spleen problems, migraine and stress.