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pitta

Ayurvedic medicine
The dosha that represents fire, a “transformative” force according to the ayurvedic construct of natural law. It is linked to digestive and metabolic activity, and control of body temperature; pitta energy flows at its peak in the summer.
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Pitta

In Ayurvedic medicine, the dosha made up of the elements of fire and water; responsible for metabolic processes, body temperature, digestion, and understanding, and it is associated with a pungent taste. People who have mainly a Pitta constitution often are uncomfortable with hot temperatures, have sharp and penetrating facial features, and a light body frame.
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