Following Healing Call Of Nature

Tanja Kraljic Strgacic
Ayurvedic Health Practitioner
Ayurvedic Body Therapist

More About Doshas



Elements:: Air + Ether
Qualities:: Light, cool, dry + mobile

Body shape:: Thin, tall and short
Weight:: Hard to gain, easy to lose
Height: Short or tall
Skin:: Prone to dryness
Hair:: As a child, hair kinky, curly, dry
Bones:: Long bones
Fingers&Hands:: Long and cold, prone to dryness and cold
Nails:: Can be weak
Eyes:: Small, dark, active eyes
Nose:: Thin, bony
Teeth:: Crooked, sensitive to heat and cold
Neck:: Small, unsteady
Mouth:: Small, thin lips
Tongue:: Small, dry or/and pale with a grayish coating
Appetite:: Variable
Digestion:: Poor, weak digestive fire
Stool:: Dry, hard, prone to constipation
Urine:: Light, frequent urination
Menstruation:: Iregular cicles, scanty blood flow, severe painfull cramps
Sleep:: Light, prone to insomnia
Dreams:: About flying, jumping, running and fear
Sexual Activity:: Variable sexual desire, fantasy life active
Pulse:: Fast, Irregular, like a snake

Restless. Active. Creative. Curious.
Memory:: Concentration is short, forgets quickly
Organizing:: Dislikes routine
Decision making:: Changes mind easily, difficulty decision making
Friends:: Many friends, few closed
Money:: Spends impulsively, money is to be used

Experiences fear.
Can be self destructive.
Becomes insecure, overwhelmed, fearful and anxious under stress.
Vata can be light of heart and have their head in clouds.
Anxious. Sneaky. Nervous.
Dynamic. Communicative. Flexibile.

Positive:: Creative, inspired, enthusiastic, energetic, fun, light hearted
Neutral:: Fast, sensitive
Challenging:: Fear, indecisive, scattered, flighty, unpredictable, spacey, moody, superficial, nervous

Prone to constipation and chronic immune challenges. Weakness in the nervous and circulatory systems

Vata loves daily oleation inside and outside the body. Nourishing, warming routine is helpful.

Take fear off!


Elements:: Fire + Water
Qualities:: Hot, light, oily and unstable

Body shape: Moderate, medium frame
Weight: Average. Easy to gain, easy to lose
Height: Medium
Skin: Oily skin. Prone to acne and rashes, moles and frecles are common, sunburns easily
Hair: Fine. Prone to premature hair loss and early grey
Bones: Medium
Fingers&Hands: Medium size, often hot and sweaty
Nails: Soft and well formed, often pink
Eyes: Medium size, light green, gray, amber or blue. Piercing eyes
Nose: Thin and pointed
Teeth: Medium
Mouth: Deep, red lips
Tongue: Medium size, red and/or moist
Appetite: Strong, becomes irritable when skipping a meal
Digestion: Strong
Stool: Regular. Soft, loose burning and light color
Urine: Bright yellow
Menstruation: Regular
Sleep: Light, but not easily disturbed
Dreams: In color, fast, passion, conflicts
Sexual Activity: Highly sexed, arouses easily
Pulse: Moderate, like a frog or sparrow

Memory: Good. Logical, rational thoughts.
Organizing: Good planner, very well organized and able to make things happen
Decision making:: Rapid
Friends: Very selective, creates warm friendships
Money: Plans spending, money is for achieving purpose

Experience hate. Can be vindictive.
Can be destructive, sharp, angry, manipulative, irritable, jelaousy, cynical...
When balanced, pitta is tolerant, caring, perceptive, courageous, funny, joyfull

Positive: Courageous, brave, focused, perceptive
Neutral: Logical, serious, organized
Challenging: Angry, jealous, critical, envious, sharp, judgemental

Prone to loose stools, weakness in the liver and skin rashes, disorders of the stomach and small intestine, heartburn

Cooling, calming activities (cool, heavy and stable qualities)

Non - judgment!



Elements:: Earth + Water
Qualities:: Heavy, cool, moist and stable

Body shape: Heavy bones, strong and well musculature
Weight: Heavy. Easy to gain, hard to lose
Height: Shorter or taller than average
Skin: Oily, smooth
Hair: Thick, cool, often curly and dark
Fingers&Hands: Short and squarish
Nails: Strong
Eyes: Large, sometimes blue, often chocolate brown eyes
Nose: Large and tick
Neck: Large, steady neck
Mouth: Wide full lips
Tongue: Large in size, pale in colour with a white coating
Appetite: Moderate, can easily miss a meal
Digestion: Slow, digestive fire is often weak
Stool: Regular, well formed, often with moucosy and oily coat
Urine: Dark yelow color, often with mucosy
Menstruation: Regular. Mild cramps, average bleeding, 3-5 days
Sleep: Deep. Love to sleep, difficulty to waking up
Dreams: Often romantic, involve water
Sexual Activity: Steady desire for sex
Pulse: Smooth, move like a swan

Memory: takes time to learn things, onece learned, never forgets
Organizing: Work well with routine
Decision making: Takes time making decisions, sticks with it
Prefer to follow a plan or idea
Friends: Loyal, with many friends
Money: Likes to save

Experiences apathy. Can be uncaring. Attached. Greedy.
Harmonius. Devoted. Patient.
Avoids giving opinion in difficult situations.

Positive: Sweet, loving, calm, compassionate, nurturing, affectionate, gentle
Neutral: Slow, steady, stoic, conservative, obedient
Challenging: Stubborn, attached, controlling, rigid, complacent, uninspired

Prone to mucous, water retention, obesity, diabetes and yeast conditions

Drying, stimulating foods & activities (warm, light, dry & mobile qualities)

Non attachment!