Characteristics of Vata Mind-Body Type:
The Vata dosha comprised of air and ether energy. It’s light, free-flowing, spacey, and sometimes forgetful.Vata is responsible for our energy and movement as well as for nerve impulses. Breath, speech, circulation, and digestion are all the manifestation of Vata.
A Vata dominant person have following traits:
.thin build or bony
.an avid learner (but forgetful)
.get tired easily
.has irregular hunger and sleep patterns
. tendency to worry.
.The skin of Vata dominant people is mostly dry, transparent and prone to dark circles.
The Vata Imbalance:
When Vata is perfect, a person is often creative and brimming with vitality, however, an imbalance can produce fear and anxiety. Also, Vata imbalance in your body leads to bloating, unexplained pain, brittle bones, arthritis, asthma and Alzheimer’s.
Health tips for Vata Types:
.One nutrition rule applies above all others for Vata types: “Eat hot meals at regular times.” Such a rhythm will be very good for your digestion.
.Fasting should be avoided.
.Strenuous physical exertion and working in air-conditioned rooms should also be avoided
.Oil baths, gentle and relaxing massages with oil is recommended.
. Eat sour, sweet and salty substances that reduce excessive air, pungent herbs like ginger, cinnamon, cardamon, rock salt, coriander etc .
. The best fruits for Vayu doshas are lemons, grapes, cherries, lines, papayas, pineapples, mangoes etc.
. The vegetables recommended for vata persons are sweet potatoes, beets, cilantro, pumpkin, carrots, zucchini etc.