Vata Skin Type: For vata skin abhyanga, or massaging the skin all over the body daily with sesame or olive oil for 20 minutes and then taking a bath with luke warm water helps to reduce dryness & flaking.
Balancing Kapha Vegetables that pacify Kapha will generally be pungent, bitter, and astringent. Most vegetables include some combination of these tastes, so vegetables are an important centerpiece of any Kapha-balancing diet.
Legumes are generally astringent, which is one of the tastes that balances Kapha. Kapha can enjoy a wide variety of legumes, but they should generally be well-cooked and well-spiced to make them more digestible.
Fruits that pacify Kapha will generally be somewhat astringent and only mildly sweet. To help ensure optimal digestion, fruits and fruit juices are best enjoyed alone - 30 minutes before, and ideally at least 1 hour after, any other food.
Ayurveda Dosha Diet - Food is one of the most important aspects of living. We plan our day around it (or at least we should) and know that good nutrition is vital for good health. An Ayurvedic diet is personalised and wholesome. Once you have identified y