HOW TO MANAGE PITTA DOSHA IMBALANCE ?
Pitta is the heat production unit of body.It generally works on the gastro intestinal tract, liver, skin, eyes or brain. Every cell in the body needs heat for smooth functioning. Function of pitta are compared to functions of fire. It is the energy of fire and water.
QUALITIES OF PITTA :UnctuousnessHotLightLiquidFoul smellingDeep penetrating
SUBTYPES OF PITTA DOSHA:Pachak Ranjak Sadhak Alochaka Bhrajaka Pachak pitta :
It is located in stomach,intestine and dudenum.
Areas of movement in stomach and intestine.
Functions of pachak pitta are digestion of food,bifurcation of digested food into nutritive juices and excreta.Ranjak pitta:
It is located in liver,spleen,stomach.
Areas of movemnt in liver and stomach.
It provides color to lymph/ nutritive juices and converts into blood.Sadhak pitta :
It is located in heart.
It is responsible for governing the heart and mind.Alochaka pitta:
It is located in eye.
Areas of movement in eye.
It enables perception of vision,provide good eyesight and promotes memory.Bhrajaka pitta :
It is located in skin.
It gives complexion to skin.
SIGNS AND EFFECTS OF INCREASING PITTA:Feeling of jealouslyIncreased anger,irritation and frustration.GiddinessHeadacheBurning sensationDiarrhoeaConstipationImpaired digestionIncreased thirstHeaviness and tenderness in breasts.
CAUSES OF IMBALANCING PITTA:Eating pitta aggravating food such as sour,salt,very spicy,deep fried and processed food.More Exposure to sunlightStress and tensionThyroid disordersConsuming too many stimulants such as coffee,tea, alcohol and nicotine. \
SYMPTOMS OF IMBALANCING PITTA:AngerIrritabilityMigraineAcneDiarrheaHeartburnFeverNausea
GOOD FOOD IN PITTA DOSHA:WatermelonAppleCoconutFigPastaCeleryCabbage
FOODS TO BE AVOID:HoneyPineappleUrad dalCherriesOlivesLemonsCornBananasGarlicTomatoesSour grapesGrapesWalnutsBrown riceTurnipsBeefBeetrootChicken
YOGA ASANA TO BALANCE PITTA DOSHA:BhujangasanaUshtrasanaDhanurasanaSheetali pranayam
HOME REMEDIES TO BALANCE PITTA DOSHA:
1. Amla is one of the best herb for balancing pitta dosha . It helps drain excessive pitta dosha from the digestive system.Guduchi is a herb that can help in to control excess pitta. It is bitter and the most suitable herbs for managing vitiation of pitta dosha.Cardamonum is also effective in reducing pitta.Drinking jeera water after lunch can help in reducing pitta dosha.Cow ghee is an effective remedy to reduce pitta and body heat.
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE MEDICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PITTA DOSHA:
1. Agnimukh Churna :
This Churna is a natural Appetizer and Digestive stimulant medicine. It is very beneficial in Abdominal discomfort, Abdominal bloating, reduces Flatulence, Acidity. It contains pure herbal ingredients like Safaid Jeera (Cuminum cyminum), Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Sendha Namak (Rock salt), Kala namak (Black Salt), Kali Mirch(Piper nigrum), Nimbu Satva (Citric acid), Peppermint (Mentha piperita), etc. It improves Bowel movement and is helpful In Loss of appetite, Anorexia, indigestion, abdominal distension, Abdominal pain, spleen disorders, Vata and Kapha dosha related disorders and also balances pitta dosha.
Recommended Dosage: Take half-teaspoon twice daily.
2. Sheet Dhara Syrup:
This herbal syrup is prepared from ingredients such as ajwain satav, mushak kapoor, peppermint, etc. This syrup naturally relieves the symptoms like bloating, belching, nausea, vomiting, feeling of discomfort, etc. The regular use of this herbal syrup neutralizes the high acid content, reduces abdominal pain, & cramps.
Recommended dosage: Take half teaspoonful of this syrup in half a cup of water. Drink this mixture twice daily on an empty stomach.
3. Triphala guggulu:
These tablets are purely Ayurvedic formulation made up of three herbs which are Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica). These herbs show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, laxative, immune-modulator properties. The tablets provide effective result in Constipation, Diabetes, Skin disorders, Cancer, Weight loss, abdominal cramps, and improves digestion.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.
4. Noni Capsules:
Noni capsule is considered the best medicine in providing relief from chest pain, shortness of breath, pain in arms, legs, etc. Noni (Morinda citrifolia) helps in the elimination of the Kapha which is responsible for the formation of cholesterol and prevents the artery walls. Noni fruit is known for its high level of antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin E, vitamin C and various other minerals which help to strengthen the immune system. It is effective in disease like Urticaria, Migraine, Help reduce weight,and act as Anti ageing agent.
Recommended Dosage - Take 2 capsules twice daily with normal water.
5. Detox Premium Powder:
Detox premium powder are herbo-mineral sachets which are purely Ayurvedic formulation. These sachets mainly detox the body and eliminate toxic substances and helps in proper metabolism of all the functions. These sachets have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and immune-modulator. The ingredients present in it are moti pishti, parwal pishti, shukta pishti, Giloy satv, kamdudha ras, Jahar Mohra, akik pishti, gandhak rasayan, sutshekhar ras, etc. These ingredients balance all the three doshas (Vata, Pitta & Kapha) and help in blood purification, reduce burning sensation, weakness, and hot flashes in patients. It reduces the level of high uric acid in the body and is beneficial in relieving discomfort, numbness, muscle ache, and reduces swelling. It is very beneficial in reducing the redness, stiffness, improves the movements of joint, Ulcerative colitis, Vomiting, Psoriasis, Eczema, Cramps, Dysuria, Psychosis, Insomnia, and Schizophrenia.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily.
6. Pitta Balance Tablet:
Pitta doshas is responsible for digestion, metabolism, blood quality, thirst, appetite, eyesight, skin color and quality, body temperature, and mental abilities of intelligence and courage. Pitta doshas is composed of a fire element that digests almost everything that a person eats or drink. The eaten food is transformed into energy for the body to use in various functions of the body.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.