PITTA is composed of fire and water; fire, the main element, is contained within the protective waters of the body (such as digestive enzymes). It governs your metabolism—body processes involving heat, digestion, and hormones, and biochemical reactions such as those required to produce energy. Hyperacidity, hot flashes, inflammation in joints, all point to too much pitta. When pitta predominates, a person tends to be fiery: intense, with a sharp and creative mind, a penetrating look in their eyes, a reddish or easily flushed complexion, a competitive streak, and a hot temper. Their illnesses are related to inflammation, such as heartburn, ulcers, skin rashes, anger, and irritation.
Your pitta is aggravated if you. . .
I blow my nose and litttle specks of blood are present. Too much pitta. I have moles, skin irritations, too much pitta. I get so hungry I feel like I am going to faint or go beserk if I do not eat. Again, too much Pitta. Whats’ too much pitta? Simply put, over production of gastric juices. What gastric juices , you ask? Hydro cholric acid(HCL), mucus and pepsinogen. The Pitta diet and other pitta pacifying practices will remedy these symptoms.
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