Kapha dosha is composed of the elements earth and water and has the qualities oily, cool, heavy, slow, smooth, soft and static. So, if you are Kapha-predominant these qualities will express themselves generously throughout your mental, emotional and physical make up.
Kapha people benefit from essential oils that are warming and drying, energizing and astrigent. Psychologically, they tend to be tolerant, calm, forgiving and loving: however, they also exhibit traits of greed, attachment, envy and possessiveness. Their comprehension is slow but definite: once they understand something, that knowledge is retained. Kapha balancing oil decreases excess Kapha so bringing your body/mind more into balance. When Kapha dosha is imbalanced it can express as a tendency to gain weight, lack of stamina and poor digestion.
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