Pitta reflects the qualities of fire and water. Dosha Pittas radiate confidence, courage, and ambition.
Pittas typically have a medium, athletic build, along with penetrating eyes and direct speech. They can tolerate most foods and usually consume a lot of them. Pittas are sensitive to heat, becoming out of balance when overheated.
A balanced Pitta:
- Assumes leadership roles
- Seeks to accomplish mental and physical challenges
- Is intellectual and strong
An unbalanced Pitta:
- Is easily angered and over-critical
- Feels irritable
- Is physically inflamed, causing skin rashes and oily hair